Salmon Farming May Doom Wild Populations, Study Says. By Juliet Eilperin and Marc Kaufman. Washington Post Staff Writers.

Salmon farms spread disease and sea lice among wild populations.

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Ralph Maughan

Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University with specialties in natural resource politics, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, voting and elections. Aside from academic publications, he is author or co-author of three hiking/backpacking guides, and he is President of the Western Watersheds Project.

One Response to Salmon Farming May Doom Wild Populations, Study Says

  1. avatar Mack P. Bray says:

    A couple o’ months ago, I contacted Albertson’s and suggested they quit selling their crappy-tasting, environmentally harmful farm-raised salmon and they emailed me some outdated and biased propaganda about how salmon farming was really “an okay” industry. Bullshit.

    Donna Eggers
    PR or some such title
    Albertsons Intermountain West Division
    Office: (208) 395-3625
    E-mail: donna.eggers@supervalu.com

    Mack P. Bray
    My opinions are my own

    wildlifewatchers@bresnan.net
    http://wildlifewatchers.jottit.com/

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