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More than 600 people said #NoToSalmonFarming in the Beagle Channel

More than 600 people said #NoToSalmonFarming in the Beagle Channel 1040 780 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Nearly 600 people lit their voices for a #BeagleChannelFreeFromSalmonFarming. The premiere in Ushuaia of the documentary “Yaganes”, produced by National Geographic through its marine conservation initiative Pristine Seas, was the perfect excuse to remind the value of a unique ecosystem through spectacular images, as a prelude to its protection against the threat of salmon farming on both banks of the Beagle Channel.

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Workshop to reflect on the impact salmon farming has over the environment

Workshop to reflect on the impact salmon farming has over the environment 1146 859 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

During a Workshop at the Masticar Food Festival, the Forum presented the myths and truths of salmon production in Chile, and the lessons Argentina should take into account before embarking on a similar project.

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Tierra del Fuego was home to a broad debate on salmon farming in the Beagle Channel

Tierra del Fuego was home to a broad debate on salmon farming in the Beagle Channel 960 720 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

As part of the “National Week of Science and Technology” activities held in Ushuaia, the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea participated in a round table on aquaculture projects in the Beagle Channel. More than 100 people participated in a 3-hour dialogue about the risks of salmon farming.

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Environmental organizations warn about salmon farming risks in Tierra del Fuego

Environmental organizations warn about salmon farming risks in Tierra del Fuego 1000 974 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

A report issued by the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of influence warns of the serious impacts that salmon and trout farming would have on the Argentine coast if the initiatives being considered by the national government and the province of Tierra del Fuego are approved.

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Workshop: the Red List of Endangered Marine Species

Workshop: the Red List of Endangered Marine Species 1046 736 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

An initiative of the Forum, in collaboration with the Species Survival Commission of the IUCN (Global Marine Species Assessment Program). El seminario abierto al público es la actividad final del primer taller técnico de evaluación…

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2013, a year of achievements and challenges for the Forum

2013, a year of achievements and challenges for the Forum 960 640 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Reunión Plenaria del Foro, Buenos Aires 2013. © Cecilia Allen – Aves Argentinas Vista del Atlántico Sur desde un barco de investigación. © Laura Schejter, INIDEP-CONICET In May the Forum had its XI Plenary Meeting…

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