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An Phoblacht, 2 March 2014: At Swim, Two Salmons

An Phoblacht, 2 March 2014: At Swim, Two Salmons

At Swim, Two Salmons Robert Allen, An Phoblacht, 2 March 2014 It is 26 December 1796. Wolfe Tone laments his fate. ‘Notwithstanding all our blunders, it is the dreadful stormy weather and the easterly winds, which have been blowing furiously and without intermission since we made Bantry Bay, that have ruined us.’ Five days have … Continue reading

Irish Examiner, 5 Aug 2013: Irish Examiner: Swimming against ‘organic’ tide

Irish Examiner, 5 Aug 2013: Irish Examiner: Swimming against ‘organic’ tide

Irish Examiner: Swimming against ‘organic’ tide Monday, August 05, 2013 WE are repeatedly being told the economic salvation of Ireland’s remote coastal and island communities will be massive new “organic” salmon farms. Analysis by Alec O’Donovan Barely a day goes by without either BIM, Marine Minister Simon Coveney, or the Irish Farmers Association promoting this … Continue reading

Village Magazine, 1 August 2013: Organic Greenwash

Village Magazine, 1 August 2013: Organic Greenwash

Organic Greenwash Village Magazine, August 1, 2013 By Tony Lowes Pesticides from salmon farms are extremely ecotoxic to crustaceans, fish and humans The recent discovery of the chemical Teflubenzuron at hundreds of times the legal limit in the environment of a Marine Harvest salmon farm in Scotland highlights the dangers of releasing chemicals uncontrolled into … Continue reading

Herald Scotland, 5 May 2013: Pesticides from salmon farms poison Scotland’s lochs

Pesticides from salmon farms poison Scotland’s lochs Published on 5 May 2013 EXCLUSIVE by Rob Edwards Environment Editor Pesticides from 12 salmon farms have contaminated lochs around Scotland’s coast in breach of safety limits, according to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa). Environmental monitoring by Sepa, the government watchdog, over the last three years has … Continue reading