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This article originally appeared in Saltscapes Magazine‘s Summer 2014 issue.

by Chris Benjamin

I reach Red Bank Road in Hants County, NS after a blue-sky drive through sparkling frozen mudflats in high-tide country. I see a sign that says “Sustainable Fish Farming Canada.” Sustainable Blue is the company’s brand name.

The operation is 500 metres from the Bay of Fundy, near Centre Burlington. This June, its operators had hoped to sell the first inshore-farmed Atlantic
salmon raised in sterilized saltwater. It didn’t happen.

Read the full article here.


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Chris Benjamin is a freelance writer specializing in environment, social justice, and arts & culture. He’s also a fiction writer. He is currently the Writer in Residence for the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library system. Here you can find examples of his work and information about upcoming readings, signings, talks and other public events.


 

 

 

 

 

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