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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

Save Bantry Bay Submission: National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Consultation

Save Bantry Bay Submission: National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Consultation The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine is inviting submissions on a new National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development and related strategic environmental assessment and appropriate assessment. Deadline for receipt of submissions is 5.30pm on 24 July 2015. A copy of the … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 18 Dec 2014: Marine Harvest Scotland’s biological issues leave salmon processors short

Undercurrent News, 18 Dec 2014: Marine Harvest Scotland’s biological issues leave salmon processors short

Marine Harvest Scotland’s biological issues leave salmon processors short   Undercurrent News, 18 Dec 2014   Biological problems for Marine Harvest’s Scottish salmon farming operation are causing problems for processors in the run-up to Christmas, the busiest time of the year for the sector. Problems with sea lice and other biological issues means the UK … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 18 Dec 2014: Marine Harvest Scotland’s biological issues leave salmon processors short

Marine Harvest Scotland’s biological issues leave salmon processors short Undercurrent News, 18 Dec 2014   Biological problems for Marine Harvest’s Scottish salmon farming operation are causing problems for processors in the run-up to Christmas, the busiest time of the year for the sector. Problems with sea lice and other biological issues means the UK division … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 24 Oct 2014: Marine Harvest Takes Hit From Sealice Extraordinary Mortality Costs

Marine Harvest Takes Hit From Sealice Extraordinary Mortality Costs   Undercurrent News 24 Oct 2014   Sealice mitigation and extraordinary mortality shaved NOK 156.5 million ($23.7m) off Marine Harvest’s profit in the third quarter of the year. The world’s largest salmon farmer said sealice mitigation in Norway cost it NOK 91.8 million in the quarter, taking … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 22 Oct 2014: Marine Harvest takes hit from sea lice extraordinary mortality costs

Marine Harvest takes hit from sea lice extraordinary mortality costs Undercurrent News, 22 Oct 2014 Sealice mitigation and extraordinary mortality shaved NOK 156.5 million ($23.7m) off Marine Harvest’s profit in the third quarter of the year. The world’s largest salmon farmer said sealice mitigation in Norway cost it NOK 91.8 million in the quarter, taking the … Continue reading