Posts Tagged ‘Salmon Farm’

 

Patagonia launches salmon farm campaign

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

A new film from outdoor clothing brand Patagonia attacks the international salmon farming industry, blaming it for reduced natural wild salmon runs, depletion of orca populations and societal issues impacting…

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Salmon farms raided in EU competition probe

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Raids have been carried out at several salmon farming sites in Scotland in connection with an EU-wide probe into alleged illegal cartels. Officials visited offices in Shetland, Stirling and Fife…

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New Nets Lead to Drop in Seal Culls

Monday, February 4th, 2019

A salmon producer has reported seeing a reduction in seal culling after introducing new nets to keep them away from fish. Fish farms are licensed to kill the animals to…

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Sea Change: The debate on salmon farming

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Look into the eye of a salmon, get eye to eye, then ask yourself, do you want this king of fish, this iconic species, this muscular adventurer of the high seas, so symbolic…

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Chilean salmon farmers to clean seabed

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Chilean lawmakers are seeking to amend existing legislation to safeguard water conditions in the country’s salmon farming heartland. Failure to comply will result in suspensions. The country’s politicians have approved…

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Farmed Salmon Disease Prevention Research

Friday, January 11th, 2019

A major research initiative is to be launched to help understand and prevent diseases affecting farmed salmon – including sea lice and gill health conditions. Tens of millions of pounds…

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Half the fish at Wester Ross farm die

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

            Image © Scottish Salmon Think-tank   More than half of the fish at a Scottish salmon farm has been lost due to severe plankton. Wester Ross Fisheries confirmed that…

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CCN Statement: Salmon Farming in Scotland

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Coastal Communities Network members welcome the findings published this week in the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee report on Salmon Farming in Scotland. The Coastal Communities Network (CCN) has been...
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