Posted in November 2012

Anti-fish farm campaigner to visit Bantry

Anti-fish farm campaigner to visit Bantry

The British-born, globe-trotting salmon activist Don Staniford is to speak at a public meeting in Bantry, County Cork on his current tour of Ireland which includes the Aran Islands, Connemara, Clew Bay, Clare Island, Donegal Bay, Mulroy Bay, and Lough Swilly. Staniford, who has been described by aquaculture trade media as salmon farming’s “public enemy … Continue reading

ANTI-FISH FARM CAMPAIGNERS TO VISIT BANTRY

ANTI-FISH FARM CAMPAIGNERS TO VISIT BANTRY

International salmon activist Don Staniford is to speak at a public meeting in Bantry, County Cork on his current tour of Ireland. Staniford, who has been described by aquaculture trade media as salmon farming’s “public enemy number one”, will be accompanied by Elena Edwards of the Canadian WILD SALMON FIRST! campaign and Dr. Roderick O’Sullivan, … Continue reading

Sea lice killing ‘large numbers’ of salmon

Sea lice killing ‘large numbers’ of salmon

SCOTTISH fish farms are spreading a deadly parasite that now kills more than a third of wild salmon in the north-east Atlantic, experts warned today. • Farmed salmon in Scotland are ravaged with disease, say anti-aquaculture campaigners • FoI request reveals amoebic gill disease, prliferative gill inflammation and chlamydia are ‘rife’ among stocks A new … Continue reading

Save Bantry Bay Chairman responds to Marine Harvest

Save Bantry Bay Chairman responds to Marine Harvest

Dear Editor, Yet again the fish farming industry seem to have misinterpreted data presented by anti-fish farming campaigners. In his letter dated 20 October 2012, Jan Feenstra, MD Marine Harvest, makes the accusation that you cannot compare waste entering waters from fish farms to sewage stating such accusations are ‘ludicrous’. The only thing that is … Continue reading