Jul 182011

Almost all salmon available here in Mexico comes from Chilean salmon farms..

ScienceDaily (2010-06-23) — Until recently, the disastrous scale of the threat posed by salmon farms to the fauna and National Park of the Aysén region of southern Chile was entirely unknown. The unexpected discovery was made by researchers who were studying acoustic communication among the native whales in the region. The researchers not only discovered that the salmon industry is rapidly spreading to the hitherto largely unspoiled south of the region; they also documented the previously unknown threat to the region’s native sea lions.

Read the full article: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/06/100622112558.htm#

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