Posted in October 2012

£17m Loss Threatens the Salmon Industry.

£17m Loss Threatens the Salmon Industry.

Scotland’s lucrative salmon industry is facing a multi-million-pound threat from a parasitic disease outbreak, experts have warned. Worried fishermen said the spread of the disease in farms has seen hundreds of tons of fish being killed. There are fears a recent outbreak of the parasite could have cost the industry as much as £17million. Some … Continue reading

Activists complain about aquaculture appeals board

Activists complain about aquaculture appeals board

A COMPLAINT about alleged lack of information and transparency on decisions regarding fishfarming matters has been made to the Minister for the Marine. In a letter to Simon Coveney, Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE) notes that the website of the Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board appears to have ceased operating in 2006, showing an out-ofdate … Continue reading