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Salmon and Trout Conservation UK, 5 Oct 2015: Wild salmon populations have fallen below ‘safe’ conservation limits in all rivers in the Scottish west Highland salmon-farming zone

 THE Salmon and Trout Conservation Scotland (S&TCS) has today called upon the Scottish Government to halt any further expansion of the salmon farming industry, following new analysis showing the very poor status of salmon stocks in the West Highlands. Marine Scotland’s newly published classification puts all the rivers in the West Highlands and Inner Hebrides, … 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

Undercurrent News, July 10, 2014: New Zealand Salmon Farmer Rejected Over Risk To Local Landscape

New Zealand Salmon Farmer Rejected Over Risk To Local Landscape Undercurrent News, July 10, 2014 http://www.undercurrentnews.com/2014/07/10/new-zealand-salmon-farm-rejected-over-risk-to-local-landscape/   New Zealand’s Environment Court has rejected a proposed KPF Investments salmon farm on Pelorus Sounds because it could lower the value of the landscape, reports the Marlborough Express. It also cited the opposition of a Maori neighbor, saying the … 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