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Download press release in full with Notes to Editors as a PDF online here and as a Word document online here Download press release in full with Notes to Editors as a PDF online here and as a Word document online here Read more via: Scottish Salmon Farming 101 Media... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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Download as a PDF via Scottish Salmon Farming 101 Download as a Word document online here Includes: Download all 101 points via Scottish Salmon Farming 101 Read more via "Media Backgrounder: Inquiry into Salmon Farming by the Scottish Parliament" (January 2018) Read more background on Scottish salmon farming via: 25... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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Download as a PDF online here Read more via: The Scotsman: "Call for curb in fish farms as study shows pest risk to wild fish" "Impacts of salmon lice emanating from salmon farms on wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout" "New scientific study underlines damage to wild salmon and sea... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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The Scotsman reported (10 January 2018): Download the report via "Impacts of salmon lice emanating from salmon farms on wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout" Read more via Salmon & Trout Conservation's "New scientific study underlines damage to wild salmon and sea trout populations from salmon farm parasites – in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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Here's a press release issued (4 January 2018) by the Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture - download in full with high res images and Notes to Editors as a PDF online here and as a Word document online here Download press release in full with high res images and Notes... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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The Herald reported (4 January 2018): Read more via: Press Release: "RSPCA in firing line over Marine Harvest's seal-killing spree in Scotland - 118 seals killed by Marine Harvest's RSPCA Assured farms since 2011" The Scotsman: "Fish farms kill more seals as industry tries to save salmon" Sunday Times: "Fish... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Times reported (31 December 2017): Read more via: "Risk assessment of fish health associated with the use of cleaner fish in aquaculture" ('Opinion of the Panel on Animal Health and Welfare of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment, December 2017) The report included: In Norway, diseases... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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The First Minister of Scotland was questioned on salmon farming in the Scottish Parliament (14 December 2017) - watch video online here Read the transcript online here The Scottish Greens Tweeted: Here's a letter from Mark Ruskell MSP to the Cabinet Secretary: Download letter as a PDF online here Read... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
Posted Dec 14, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release in full as a PDF online here and as a Word document online here Download press release in full as a PDF online here and as a Word document online here Read more via: BBC's The One Show (Part 2) Press Release: "Millions of Scottish Salmon Going... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's the BBC's follow up to yesterday's 'Dead Salmon Run' on The One Show - featuring Andrew Graham-Stewart of Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland and Gilpin Bradley of the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (and Wester Ross Salmon): For non-UK users, watch online here (for UK users watch via BBC iPlayer... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Following on from tonight's feature on 'The Dead Salmon Run' on BBC 1's 'The One Show' here's a press release issued by the Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture (download as a PDF online here and as a Word document online here): Download press release in full with Notes to Editors... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Watch BBC's The One Show (11 December) online here (for non-UK users and those who cannot access BBC iPlayer - online here) Here's a Tweet from BBC reporter Joe Crowley: Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Times reported (10 December 2017): Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Herald reported (3 December 2017): [Apologies for the recurring advert alongside the news story - which happens to be promoting Scottish farmed salmon by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation!] Read more via: Private Eye: "Down on the Fish Farm" Pesticide report suppressed after freedom of information warning How... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Private Eye reported (17 - 30 November 2017 - Issue No. 1457): Read a dossier of emails obtained from SEPA and the Scottish Government via "Slicegate: Anatomy & Chronology of an Environmental Lobotomy" (November 2017) Here's the email from SEPA's Chief Executive Officer (Terry A'Hearn) to SEPA's Head of Strategic... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Farmed salmon from Scotland is ranked as the world's worst - according to recent assessments by Seafood Watch which recommends avoiding farmed salmon from Scotland, Norway, Chile and Atlantic Canada [1]. The red ranking for Scottish farmed salmon - which scored a woeful 2.65 out of 10 - was attributed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's two letters published in The Sunday Herald (12 November 2017): Read more via: Pesticide report suppressed after freedom of information warning How the Scottish Government ‘nuanced’ away fish farm pesticide ban Editorial: "Independent scrutiny is a cornerstone of democracy" Sunday Herald: "Report ditched after FOI fears" Sunday Herald: "Revealed:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's a letter published in The West Highland Free Press (10 November 2017): The Scottish Salmon Think Tank also Tweeted: Here's another Tweet from the Scottish Salmon Think Tank: Download data on morts on Scottish salmon farms since 2002 online here Download mort data on Scottish Sea Farms in Loch... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Times reported (12 November 2017): Read more via: "Red Alert for Label Rouge - Lousy Label Goes Rogue" 25 Reasons to Boycott Scottish Salmon 25 Years of Scottish Salmon Shame Press & Journal: "Demo as salmon industry alliance marked" SSPO admit Label Rouge "is not a standard designed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Herald reported (5 November 2017): Download as a PDF online here Also reported by The Ferret (8 November 2017): Download emails via Pesticide report suppressed after freedom of information warning Read more via: Editorial: "Independent scrutiny is a cornerstone of democracy" Sunday Herald: "Revealed: Scottish Government put pressure... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release in full with Notes to Editors online here Read more on the slaughter of seals by Scottish salmon farming companies via: The Scotsman: "Fish farms kill more seals as industry tries to save salmon" Sunday Times: "Fish farms under fire for seal death toll" UK seal population... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's an Editorial in The Sunday Herald (5 November 2017): Here's the newspaper version: Read more via: Sunday Herald: "Revealed: Scottish Government put pressure on Sepa to drop ban on toxic pesticide" Editorial: "Welcome move in pesticide scandal" Sunday Herald: "Fish farms industry now at war with SEPA over toxic-loch... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Download PDF of Sunday Herald article online here The Sunday Herald reported (5 November 2017): Also reported via The Ferret (7 November 2017): How the Scottish Government ‘nuanced’ away fish farm pesticide ban Read more via: Editorial: "Welcome move in pesticide scandal" Sunday Herald: "Fish farms industry now at war... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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The Scotsman reported (22 October 2017): Read more via: Sunday Times: "Fish farms under fire for seal death toll" Press Release: "Marine Harvest: Scotland's #1 Seal Killer" Sunday Times: "Seals shot to save Waitrose salmon" Herald: "US warning over continued killing of seals by Scots fish farms" Seal-killing salmon farms... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at Green Around the Gills