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21 March 2017: The Demise of Loch Maree

What has occurred across the west coast of Scotland over the last few decades is nothing short of a travesty. We have been responsible for the systematic demise of a great natural resource, decimating the wild populations of salmon and sea-trout in order to support big business in farmed salmon. In the case of the … Continue reading

Inland Fisheries Ireland, 10 Sept 2015: Salmon farms can have a significant impact on wild salmon and sea trout stocks

Inland Fisheries Ireland, 10 Sept 2015: Salmon farms can have a significant impact on wild salmon and sea trout stocks

A definitive scientific paper, reviewing over 300 scientific publications, has just been published in the prestigious journal Aquaculture Environment Interactions on the effects of sea lice on sea trout stocks. A team of top international scientists from Norway, Scotland and Ireland reviewed all available published studies on the effects of sea lice and have concluded … Continue reading

Press Release, Salmon Watch Ireland: Mixed bag of outcomes from North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation meeting, 2-6 June

Press Release, Salmon Watch Ireland: Mixed bag of outcomes from North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation meeting, 2-6 June

Press Release: Salmon Watch Ireland: Mixed bag of outcomes from North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation meeting, 2-6 June   8 June 2015   The North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation (‘NASCO’) failed to determine a quota for the West Greenland fishery for the coming season at its 2-6 June meeting in Goose Bay, Canada.  The Greenland government … Continue reading

The Observer, 16 Feb 2014: Fish farms are destroying wild Scottish salmon, says leading environmentalist

The Observer, 16 Feb 2014: Fish farms are destroying wild Scottish salmon, says leading environmentalist

Fish farms are destroying wild Scottish salmon, says leading environmentalist 16 Feb 2014 Founder of influential conservation body accuses Holyrood of contributing to catastrophic decline in salmon stocks on rivers One of the world’s most influential conservation bodies has accused the Scottish government of ruining the country’s lucrative salmon-fishing industry. In a strongly worded letter … Continue reading