EVENT: Operation Virus Hunter Launch

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is teaming up with high-profile Canadian environmentalists and scientists to investigate the impact of salmon farms on the B.C. coast.

Actor-turned-activist Pamela Anderson, Vancouver environmentalist David Suzuki, First Nations leader Ernie Crey and marine biologist Alexandra Morton will be at a news conference in Vancouver Monday to launch Operation Virus Hunter…


May 20, 2016 – News 1130

Biologist astonished DFO admits to finding fish disease in farmed salmon

An independent biologist is saying “finally” after the Department of Fisheries and Oceans admitted it has detected a potential disease in farmed fish.

“This is truly astonishing. I’m actually thunderstruck that they came forward with it,” says Alexandra Morton.

She began sounding the alarm about heart and skeletal muscle inflammation three years ago, and is relieved federal scientists are now acknowledging its presence…


May 7, 2015 – CBC

B.C. wild salmon campaigners claim victory over fish farm ruling

Wild salmon campaigners in British Columbia are claiming victory after the Federal Court struck down licensing rules that allow fish farms to transfer diseased fish into open ocean pens.

The ruling came after a lawsuit filed by biologist Alexandra Morton and Ecojustice argued that federal aquaculture licensing was inconsistent with the law protecting wild fish and the marine environment…


January 22, 2015 – Vancouver Observer

Vancouver Costco hit by farmed salmon protests

Customers darting in to Vancouver’s downtown Costco recently for bulk deals on food and merchandise got more than they bargained for —the loud drums of protesters alarmed with the farmed salmon being sold inside.

Many customers took the activists’ pamphlets….