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Tiny Fish, Big Impact for Duwamish Waterway

Boeing's cleanup in Puget Sound pays off for salmon counts
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Due to efforts by The Boeing Company, a stretch of habitat in Puget Sound's Lower Duwamish Waterway is booming with baby salmon, called smolt. By restoring the shoreline habitat, the juvenile salmon have a place to play before they swim out to sea to become adults. Boeing, in collaboration with local partners along the Duwamish, continue to monitor the habitat is working as designed.

And it is. The first count of the season welcomed over 1,600 smolt to Seattle.

B.C. Farmers Achieving Highest Level Sustainability Certification

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June 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Salmon farming companies in British Columbia are continuing to achieve the high sustainability commitments they have set. Cermaq Canada has announced that its Mussel Rock farm, located in Clayoquot Sound on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, has been certified to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) salmon standard. This is the company’s third farm to reach the standard.

Chef Brian Smith Talks About the Importance of Educating Kids on Fresh Local Foods

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Some have painted boxes embellished with action heroes, while others simply bring the iconic brown paper bag however, it’s not so much what your kid brings their lunch in that’s important, but rather what’s in it.

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Some have painted boxes embellished with action heroes, while others simply bring the iconic brown paper bag however, it’s not so much what your kid brings their lunch in that’s important, but rather what’s in it.

First-Ever Global Socio-Economic Report on Salmon Farming Released

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The first global socio economic impact report on salmon farming was released in Boston at the Seafood Expo North America on March 16, 2015. The report mentions some interesting statistics, including salmon farmers contributing 14.8 billion meals each year - something that wasn’t possible 40 years ago. In B.C. alone, we produce over 535-million meals each year - approximately 1.5-million meals each day.  

Although we’ve come a long way, with over 7–billion people on the planet,­ there’s still a long way to go.

Press Release

The first global socio economic impact report on salmon farming was released in Boston at the Seafood Expo North America on March 16, 2015. The report mentions some interesting statistics, including salmon farmers contributing 14.8 billion meals each year - something that wasn’t possible 40 years ago. In B.C. alone, we produce over 535-million meals each year - approximately 1.5-million meals each day.  

Although we’ve come a long way, with over 7–billion people on the planet,­ there’s still a long way to go.

New Poll: Although B.C. Residents Love Salmon, They’re Missing Out On Optimal Heart Health Benefits

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How heart healthy are British Columbians? The results of the province-wide survey show that although 80 per cent of B.C. residents feel they have a heart healthy diet, only 11 per cent of respondents report having more than 5 servings of fresh or frozen salmon in the past month – lower than Canada’s Food Guide recommendation of 2 per week (avg. 8 per month) for oily fish. This is quite alarming since someone in Canada has a heart attack every 7 minutes – totalling 70,000 heart attacks each year!

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How heart healthy are British Columbians? The results of the province-wide survey show that although 80 per cent of B.C. residents feel they have a heart healthy diet, only 11 per cent of respondents report having more than 5 servings of fresh or frozen salmon in the past month – lower than Canada’s Food Guide recommendation of 2 per week (avg. 8 per month) for oily fish. This is quite alarming since someone in Canada has a heart attack every 7 minutes – totalling 70,000 heart attacks each year!

Eating Heart Healthy to Protect Your Best Asset

By Patricia Chuey, RD
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February is Heart Month in Canada. A great time to pause and think about what we’re eating.  It’s hard to believe that someone in Canada has a heart attack every seven minutes – that’s 70,000 heart attacks each year!  According to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, heart disease and strokes represent two of the three leading causes of death, with 9 out of 10 Canadians, almost all of us, having at least one risk factor.

A New Year…A New Healthy Lifestyle!

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Are you looking to improve your health and wellness for 2015? Achieving your goal is indeed possible! The key is actually quite simple...

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Are you looking to improve your health and wellness for 2015? Achieving your goal is indeed possible! The key is actually quite simple...

Eating Salmon Can Reduce Risk of Stroke

B.C. is Still Not Eating Enough
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With World Stroke Day being recognized today, British Columbians are reminded that salmon, one of the healthiest foods people can eat to reduce their risk of stroke, is available locally and fresh, year-round. A diet high in protein, especially one rich in protein from fish like salmon, can reduce the risk of stroke by 20 per cent, according to a study published in the American Academy of Neurology in June.

Heart-Healthy Salmon

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Few foods are as heart healthy as salmon and consumers were reminded of this fact as World Heart Day was celebrated around the globe on Monday. Touted as one of nature’s superfoods, salmon is high in the omega-3 fatty acids that are beneficial in preventing heart disease. Omega-3 fatty acids can also reduce the risk of cancer and lower cholesterol levels.

Video: A River Reborn: Restoring Salmon Habitat along the Duwamish River

Watch how Boeing helped NOAA restore salmon habitat near Seattle
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Just south of Seattle, Boeing has created the largest habitat restoration in the Lower Duwamish Waterway, transforming nearly one mile of former industrial waterfront into a wetland resource that improves Puget Sound salmon runs. This habitat work was coordinated with the Natural Resource Trustees, a group made up of local tribes and state and federal agencies, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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