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FIE Press Release, 13 May 2013: World Expert Warns Minster On Sea Lice Cites ‘Recent Incorrect Information In The Media’.

FIE Press Release, 13 May 2013: World Expert Warns Minster On Sea Lice Cites ‘Recent Incorrect Information In The Media’.

WORLD EXPERT WARNS MINISTER ON SEA LICE CITES ‘RECENT INCORRECT INFORMATION IN THE MEDIA’ FRIENDS OF THE IRISH ENVIRONMENT: PRESS RELEASE 13 MAY 2013 The Chair of the World Register of Marine Species, President of the International Association of Biological Oceanography, and Marine and Freshwater Editor of the journal Biological Conservation has written to Minister … Continue reading

SBB Committee to Intensify Protest

SBB Committee to Intensify Protest

Southern Star Saturday September 1, 2012 Save Bantry Bay committee to intensify protest against salmon farm expansion – by Brian Moore The Save Bantry Bay committee (SBB) is calling on the people of the Beara Peninsula to unite and stop the proposed expansion of the Marine Harvest salmon farm at Shot Head in Bantry Bay. … Continue reading

7,000 Homes Targeted by Campaigners

7,000 homes in the Beara Peninsula have been targeted by Save Bantry Bay, a voluntary group campaigning to prevent the expansion of Marine Harvest’s fish farms in the Bay.  In a leaflet distributed by An Post, the group details problems of pollution through the poor circulation of water in the bay. It claims that the … Continue reading

Damien Enright: "Salmon farming a threat to sea life"

Damien Enright: "Salmon farming a threat to sea life"

Damien Enright, author, journalist and veteran environmentalist, who wrote a series of beautiful books on West Cork (and elsewhere), comments in today´s Irish Examiner: Salmon farming a threat to sea life By Damien Enright Monday, April 16, 2012 THE dry weather continues and we have Ireland to ourselves. The roads are free of tour buses and tourist traffic. … Continue reading