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Dec 16 2011

a jaundice yellow condition – killing farmed fish for the past 7 years

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Kill the Fish Farms Take back the shoreline for wild salmon

One hundred percent of the highly endangered Cultus Lake sockeye of the Fraser River tested positive for ISAv in 2002, 2003 and DFO never revealed this to the Inquiry and maintains the position ISA virus is not here.

For the past 7 years testing farmed salmon in Clayoquot Soun revealed both ISA virus and a new Norwegian virus that causes Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in salmon. Dr. Miller also reported higher levels of both ISA virus and HSMI in Fraser sockeye

Dr. Miller reported higher levels of both ISA virus and HSMI in Fraser sockeye smolts in 2007, than 2008. The 2007, sockeye smolts were the ones that never came home in 2009. This raises the question how much these diseases contributed to the sockeye crash.

To read the full story click here: http://alexandramorton.typepad.com/

This is a dangerous and shameful breach of public trust, DFO lost all credibility, they are like addicts when it comes to salmon farms, they will do and say anything. They are going to destroy wild salmon as they did wild cod of the North Atlantic, no one has the right to be careless with viruses.

To read the full story click here: http://alexandramorton.typepad.com/
After you’ve read the full story, go to the Cohen Commission and make your views known on their website: http://cohencommission.ca/en/submissions/PublicSubmissions.php You must act fast because the website is only open for submissions for a few days.

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