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Already, I’m skeptical. Dalhousie professor to probe effects of aquaculture business

Jon Grant doesn’t much care for the taste of Atlantic salmon. But the Dalhousie University oceanographer is passionate about Atlantic Salmon farming. He says critics who argue it destroys the environment are relying on “rumour.” Half of the money comes from a major Maritime business, Cooke Aquaculture, and the other half from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), which spent a year vetting the long-time Dalhousie professor and his research proposal. It is the first time that industry and a university have worked together so closely in this area. [email protected]  21:44