Toxic Salmon

Tasmania’s oceans, wildlife and rivers are irreplaceable. The toxic salmon industry is destroying them.
The toxic salmon industry is intending to expand into Bass Strait.

The government has issued contentious research permits off Stanley and King Island and are considering a third near Burnie. It takes six months or more for some areas of Bass Strait to flush meaning that fish farm pollution will be concentrated, not diluted or dispersed.


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Between 2018 and 2021, 75,339 deafening seal bombs were detonated at salmon farms.

Not only would this be excruciating to nearby seals and fish but it is also extremely disruptive to whales and dolphins who rely on echolocation.


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