Frequently Asked Questions
"What is the carbon footprint of farmed salmon?"
Salmon farming is one of the most efficient sources of protein production. It is far less carbon intensive than any protein produced on land, it also requires the least amount of land use and water use, making the environmental impacts from farming salmon much less than other sources of protein.
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A full assessment of the environmental footprint of BC salmon farms.Prepared for the BC Salmon Farmers Association by RIAS Inc.
Comparing the Environmental Footprint of B.C.’s Farm-Raised Salmon to Other Food Protein Sources