Amy Romer

Visual journalist
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Nationality: British
Biography: With a background in photography and journalism , I live to tell compelling stories that elevate issues around human rights, social justice and the environment. Originally from the UK, I live in North Vancouver on the unceded territories of the... read on
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Fish farms transmit viruses to endangered wild salmon
Copyright Amy Romer 2022
Updated May 2021
Location Vancouver
A video describing findings from the scientific paper 'Aquaculture mediates global transmission of a viral pathogen to wild salmon', published in the journal Science Advances.

The paper details how salmon farming has spread viruses around the world, and that in British Columbia, these viruses are continuously transmitted from salmon farms to endangered wild salmon.  

Read the paper here:

Produced, directed and edited by Amy Romer.

Commissioned by Dr. Gideon Mordecai, Liber Ero Fellow, Dept. of Medicine, University of British Columbia

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