Open net salmon farms wreak havoc on the fragile environments they’re placed in, polluting pristine ecosystems while mistreating the farmed fish and driving local salmon populations to extinction.  Photo Arthur Neumeier

A Salmon Nation: The Power to Stand Up and Say No

“I remember driving here and just seeing the most beautiful ocean in Iceland. Crystal clear, this white sand underneath, and it looked like driving along the Caribbean… When I first came here, I don’t remember seeing almost any salmon farms” – Icelandic surfer and photographer Elli Thor Magnusson.

 

Our relationship with nature not only defines our history, it shapes our future, too. Yet beneath the surface of Iceland’s fjords, an industrial fish farming method threatens to destroy one of Europe’s last remaining wildernesses.

 

Laxaþjóð | A Salmon Nation is a remarkable new film from our friends in Europe – it tells the story of a country united by its lands and waters, and the power of a community to protect the wild places and animals that helped forge its identity.

 

 

 

Watch the full film here.

 

The destructive environmental impacts of industrial farmed salmon are being felt globally – from the rugged fjords of Iceland to the beautiful southern seas of Lutruwita / Tasmania.

 

We have the power to stand up and say no.

 

Take action locally to protect the ocean from industrial farmed salmon. Learn more at Bob Brown FoundationEnvironment Tasmania and Neighbours of Fish Farms.

Open net salmon farms wreak havoc on the fragile environments they’re placed in, polluting pristine ecosystems while mistreating the farmed fish and driving local salmon populations to extinction. Photo Arthur Neumeier

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