Please find enclosed a press update including:
"Cycle of Salmon Rides into Vancouver - Ripple Effect makes waves at Cohen Commission" (The Ripple Effect, 29th August): http://ripplerelay.ca/
"Many questions raised over salmon inquiry" (The Daily News, 29th August): http://www.canada.com/Many+questions+raised+over+salmon+inquiry/5321825/story.html
"Aquaculture industry never refused to give up salmon samples: BCSFA" (FIS, 29th August): http://www.fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?l=e&country=0&special=&monthyear=&day=&id=45580&ndb=1&df=0
"B.C. wants to keep audit data on salmon farms out of public eye" (The Times Colonist/Vancouver Sun, 28th August): http://www.timescolonist.com/technology/wants+keep+audit+data+salmon+farms+public/5320456/story.html
"Peaceful Wild Salmon Warrior Rally August 30, Tuesday Vancouver Art Gallery" (Alexandra Morton, 28th August): http://alexandramorton.typepad.com/alexandra_morton/2011/08/peaceful-wild-salmon-warrior-rally-august-30-tuesday-vancouver-art-gallery.html
"Cohen Commission Observations Disease/Aquaculture 22-26" (You Tube/Tofino News, 28th August): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RL4Xx5etE6g
"Week 1 Review: The Skeletons Rattling in Cohen's Closet" (Superheroes 4 Salmon, 28th August): http://www.superheroes4salmon.org/blog/week-1-review-skeletons-rattling-cohen%E2%80%99s-closet
"Kristi's Choice" (Grass!Struggle, 28th August): http://grassstruggle.blogspot.com/2011/08/kristis-choice.html
"Day 5 - Not public for the public good" (Alexandra Morton, 28th August): http://alexandramorton.typepad.com/alexandra_morton/2011/08/day-5-not-public-for-the-public-good.html
"Wild Salmon Warrior Rally - Why?" (Salmon Are Sacred, 27th August): http://salmonaresacred.org/blog/wild-salmon-warrior-rally-why
"Company recalls more than 8,000 packages of smoked salmon" (CNN, 27th August): http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/08/27/salmon.recall/
"Agreeing to disagree: A fish story by any other name" (The Vancouver Sun, 27th August): http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Agreeing+disagree+fish+story+other+name/5317095/story.html
"Cohen-ciding with the Truth" (Cohen Inquiry Notes, 26th August): http://coheninquirynotes.blogspot.com/2011/08/cohenciding-with-truth.html
"Lift your voices, raise our hopes" (Richmond News, 26th August): http://www.richmond-news.com/Lift+your+voices+raise+hopes/5310633/story.html
"B.C. wants to keep audit data on salmon farms out of public eye" (The Vancouver Sun, 26th August): http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/wants+keep+audit+data+salmon+farms+public/5314709/story.html
"Salmon farmers support unprecedented fish health data release" (BC Salmon Farmers Association, 26th August): http://www.salmonfarmers.org/salmon-farmers-support-unprecedented-fish-health-data-release
"A Stink Rising at the Cohen Salmon Inquiry: Judge Blocks Releasing Disease Findings" (Pacific Free Press, 26th August): http://www.pacificfreepress.com/news/1/9562-a-stink-rising-at-the-cohen-salmon-inquiry-judge-blocks-releasing-disease-findings.html
"Canada media: The sockeye’s woes in BC get a national airing" (Knight Science Journalism Tracker, 26th August): http://ksjtracker.mit.edu/2011/08/26/canada-media-the-sockeyes-woes-in-bc-get-a-national-airing/
"Opinion: Fish farming not a culprit of the declining salmon stocks" (The Vancouver Observer, 26th August): http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/world/2011/08/26/opinion-fish-farming-not-culprit-declining-salmon-stocks
"Muzzled" (Salmon Inquiry, 26th August): http://salmoninquiry.wordpress.com/2011/07/28/muzzled/
"Facts run contrary to claims of salmon virus" (Nanaimo Daily News, 26th August): http://www.canada.com/Facts+contrary+claims+salmon+virus/5311358/story.html
"A fishy little mystery" (Kitimat Northern Sentinel, 26th August): http://www.bclocalnews.com/bc_north/northernsentinel/opinion/128330398.html
"Virus may have led to sockeye salmon's steep decline" (FIS, 26th August): http://www.fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?monthyear=&day=26&id=45508&l=e&special=&ndb=1%20target=
"Virus Scientist Helps Sport Fishers" (The Times Colonist, 24th August): http://www.catchsalmonbc.com/?p=493
Including from Ryan Lake in the Richmond News:
"Don't allow the Fraser and its salmon to become just another morally starved, bastard child of corporate greed"
Read a new report "Fish Farmageddon: The Infectious Salmon Aquacalypse" including details of Infectious Salmon Anaemia, IHN, VHS, Sea Lice and Gyrodactylus salaris.
Download in full online via: http://www.ecobc.org/~DOCUMENTS/Salmon/Fish_Farmageddon_.pdf
Read online via: http://issuu.com/pool32mag/docs/farmageddon_pdf_lowest_res
This week (29th August to 1st September), the Cohen Commission in Canada will continue the focus on salmon farming and the disease issue – details via: http://www.superheroes4salmon.org/blog/dfo-dock-cohen-commission-august-september
'Aquaculture' is on the agenda on 29th, 30th and 31st of August and on 1st, 6th, 7th and 8th September (Alexandra Morton is on the witness stand on 7th & 8th September along with Marine Harvest and Grieg; Mainstream/Cermaq is on the stand on 31st August).
According to the Cohen Commission web-site: "With increased interest in the commission’s hearings as they near their conclusion, the commission will be allocating a block of seats in the public gallery to participants with standing for the topic for each day’s hearing. Any additional seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis".
Watch the Cohen Commission live via: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/salmon-inquiry#utm_campaign=www.facebook.com&utm_source=9161925&utm_medium=social
Live updates online via Facebook: "Salmon Inquiry: Cohen Commission Watch": http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=113025692098919&ref=ts#!/event.php?eid=113025692098919
For more background on the Cohen Commission visit: http://www.superheroes4salmon.org/cohen
For details on a rally on 30th August in Vancouver near the Cohen Commission visit: http://www.salmonaresacred.org/cohen-commission
Click here for the "Cohen Aquaculture Daily" - daily updates on the Cohen Disease and Aquaculture evidentiary hearings Aug 22 to Sept 8, 2011.
Watch a new film by Jeremy Williams: "Rise of the Salmon People": http://vimeo.com/27686633