Photo credit: Flickr - Matteo X


Excerpts taken from The Parksville Qualicum Beach News

Island Scallops, a shellfish producer on Vancouver Island, Canada, laid off staff after losing a 10 million scallop harvest due to high acid levels in the Georgia Strait.

CEO Rob Saunders said the company suffered a $10 million loss. He said it takes three years from hatchery to harvest and the company lost all the scallops put into the ocean over the last three years.

In Januar...

Continue reading ...