Salmon farming in the East Fjords.

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The event was well attended.

Artifishal’s European Premiere

12 Apr Artifishal, a Patagonia documentary about threats faced by wild salmon, premiered in Hveragerði, South Iceland, Wednesday night

Over 200 tonnes of salmon imported to Iceland per year

15 Feb Despite almost 20 thousand tonnes of salmon and trout are produced in Iceland per year there are still over 200 tonnes of fresh salmon imported to Iceland.

The bill was proposed yesterday afternoon and was passed last night at parliament.

New bill on fish farming passes at Icelandic parliament

10 Oct The new bill proposed by Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Kristján Þór Júlíusson on changes to fish farming laws passed at Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament last night shortly after eleven pm. The bill was approved by 45 votes and six MP's chose to pass on voting.

Salmon farming is a controversial subject in Iceland.

Minister puts new bill forward for temporary licences for salmon farms

9 Oct Kristján Þór Júlíusson, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture will today be putting a new bill forward to change laws on fish farming. If the bill goes through, salmon farming companies would be allowed temporary licences.

The government is holding a crisis meeting today at Stjórnarráðið.

Government meets about salmon farm production in West Fjords

8 Oct The Icelandic Government is holding a meeting this afternoon to discuss the situation that has arisen in Patreksfjörður and Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords after operator licences for two salmon farming companies were revoked.

The Icelandic national culinary team.

All members of Icelandic culinary team resign due to deal with salmon farming company

7 Sep Fourteen members of the Icelandic culinary team have resigned from the team due to a deal made by the chef's assocation with Arnarlax, a controversial salmon farming company.

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