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West Cork Times: Marine Harvest Irish third quarter loses of €4 million to “exceptional mortalities”

West Cork Times: Marine Harvest Irish third quarter loses of €4 million to “exceptional mortalities”

Marine Harvest Irish third quarter loses of €4 million to “exceptional mortalities” West Cork Times, 8 Nov 2013 Environmentalists claim losses show economic failure of open cage salmon farming. MARINE Harvest, the Norwegian company who produce 80% of Ireland’s farmed salmon, have reported production down by 36% with exceptional loses of €4 million for 2013 … Continue reading

Details of fish farm chemicals sought

Details of fish farm chemicals sought

A global anti-fish farming activist on a tour of the west coast has called for details of chemical anti-parasite treatments used in Irish waters to be made available. Activist Don Staniford, a known ‘public enemy’ of salmon farming drew a 100-strong crowd to Bantry Bay on Friday. A guest speaker on behalf of campaign group … Continue reading