One million salmon are dying or rotting because of social protests

(11/08/19)

One million salmon are dying of hunger or rotting in abandoned hatcheries and processing plants in Chile, the second largest producer of  thisfish worldwide, because protests prevent workers from entering the facilities.

The risk of environmental damage is imminent, with 800,000 fish waiting to be fed and harvested, and 320 tons decomposing at processing plants, the SalmonChile industrial group said in a statement.

The situation is more critical in the city of Quellón, on the island of Chiloé, in..............................................................


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