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Join our FREE WEBINAR where we'll be discussing the risks of genetically engineered (GE) salmon in the Northwest region! The webinar features the launch of the new short film: “Salmon People - The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest.”

Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project
Fawn Sharp, Quinault Nation
George Kimbrell, Center for Food Safety
Pete Knutson, Loki Fish Co.
Heather Day, Moderator, Community Alliance for Global Justice

Salmon is a cultural and ecological keystone species in the Northwest, making the approval of GE salmon a distinct point of concern for communities in this region. Northwest tribes and tribal members have voiced strong concerns around the potential impacts of corporations producing and distributing GE salmon, and have initiated political opposition at state and national levels in response to the biotech firm, AquaBounty Inc.’s submission for approval to market GE salmon in the U.S. 

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The webinar is co-hosted by Community Alliance for Global Justice and Center for Food Safety and co-sponsored by Friends of the Earth U.S. and Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance.

NAMA's Blog

Peter Periera Photo for Southeast TodayNOAA's policies allowing unbridled consolidation of the fishing industry led to the excessive power the Codfather held. Will NOAA do the right thing when it comes to sanctions about Carlos Rafael? NAMA's Coordinating Director Niaz Dorry gets into this story in her recent blog "NOAA vs. The Codfather."

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  • What do you need in order to  fight co-option of new innovations and corruptions throughout the fisheries systems? Read our latest newsletter to find out how we are working to do both.