Posts Tagged ‘Salmon Farm’

 

Global salmon farming harming marine life

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Salmon farming is wreaking ruin on marine ecosystems, through pollution, parasites and high fish mortality rates which are causing billions of pounds a year in damage, a new assessment of…

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Fish Farm objection for Wester Ross MPA

Thursday, November 5th, 2020

Maerl © Graham Saunders/NatureScot Flickr A conservation charity has objected to a planned fish farm in a marine protected area in the Highlands – the Wester Ross MPA. The Scottish…

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Argyll fish farm breaks free in storm

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

Image © Corin Smith A fish farm in Argyll containing about 550,000 salmon has broken free of its moorings in Storm Ellen. Owner Mowi said it has temporarily secured the…

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Acoustic Deterrents used at over 140 fish farms

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

CONCERNS have been raised after figures revealed more than 140 fish farms in Scotland are using controversial noise devices (acoustic deterrents) to scare off seals. Official statistics show scores of…

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Farmed salmon deaths at record high

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

The amount of salmon killed by diseases and other problems at fish farms has reached record levels, with death rates quadrupling over the last 18 years, according to an analysis…

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