A publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne


Swimming upstream: Australia’s unsustainable appetite for Atlantic salmon

Over the festive season, salmon will star on many menus. But Australia’s appetite for locally farmed Atlantic species over wild-caught native salmon is environmentally unsustainable, experts warn. Our multi-media reporting team continues our special ‘Table Manners: Farm to Plate’ series. 

Multi media report by Harry Sekulich
Yue Gong, Yumeng Li, Zhebin Wang and Laura Hooper

Something fishy about salmon choices?

About The Citizen

THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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