NOFF is proud to present a series of short films created by Mike Sampey at Lowco Productions. The series has been put together to highlight the environmental and consumer concerns about the intensive feedlot farming of Atlantic salmon in Tasmania.
Don’t mess with Mickeys
In May 2023 NOFF supporters flocked on land and sea to a protest meeting at Mickeys Beach, at the mouth of the Huon River.
Dive evidence of pollution near Eggs and Bacon Bay
In May 2023 NOFF produced an underwater video showing the impact of fish farms on a reef near Eggs and Bacon Bay, in the Huon estuary in southern Tasmania. This video also shows the reaction of the State minister Jo Palmer, and Bob Brown’s response to that.
Animal cruelty at Cooke Aquaculture
In 2019, Animal Outlook (formerly Compassion Over Killing) released the first-ever undercover exposé of salmon aquaculture in the USA, at Cooke Aquaculture in Bingham, Maine, exposing senseless violence against these sentient animals at an industrial Atlantic salmon hatchery (caution: may cause distress).
Artifishal – the fight to save wild salmon
Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in nature.
The least deadly catch: ocean farming in the climate change era
Bren Smith (Greenwave) shows how to farm oceans pragmatically, ethically and environmentally. This is aquaculture with a diverse range of products, not just salmon. Greenwave trains and supports ocean farmers in the era of climate change, working with coastal communities around the world to create not just a narrowly-focused single-product industry but a blue economy – built and led by farmers. (Bren starts at 4 minutes 21 seconds, the introduction is a bit long). (Caution – may cause enthusiasm).
Shocking footage from Scotland
Some extraordinary footage from Compassion in World Farming showing what really happens in fish pens, in this case in Scotland. And it’s more widespread – here is more footage from Animal Equality showing even more distressing behaviour. (caution: may cause distress)
Huon Island is dying
Shows reefs at Huon Island in Southern Tasmania being killed by algae and marine growth stimulated by toxic nutrient overloads from salmon feeding lots. The video is a joint production of TAMP and NOFF.
NOFF Webinar series
Four video seminars, with expert international and Australian speakers, scientists and first nations representatives from Canada and South America, discussing Salmon and Activism, Salmon and Science, Salmon and Social Licence, and Salmon and the Rising Tide: the Future of Activism.