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It was a bad hair and a bad news day for Scotland's disease-ridden salmon farms with TV & radio coverage on BBC News and STV News. Watch STN News online here STN News reported (22 July 2019): Here's more photo stills from STV News (22 July 2019): Read more via:... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Around the Gills
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BBC News reported (22 July 2019): Read more via: 'Salmonwatch' Exposes Scottish Salmon's Dirty Secrets Shocking Video Footage from Mowi's 'Bay of the Dead Heads' (Bagh Dail nan Ceann) Photos of Secret Filming at Scottish & Irish Salmon Farms Sunday Times: "Chemical fears at Scots fish farms" Press & Journal:... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release in full as a PDF online here Download press release in full as a PDF online here Read a letter to Police Scotland, SEPA, the Crown Estate, APHA and the Scottish Government re. drafting a protocol and guidelines for filming - online here Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Times reported (21 July 2019): Read more via: EXPOSED: Mowi's Cache of Carcinogenic Chemicals On Conservative MSPs Estate EXPOSED: Scottish Salmon's Cascading Use of Cancer-Causing Chemical Pickled Scottish Salmon, Anyone? Formalin: Scottish Salmon's Toxic Solution Watch video reports here: Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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During 2018 and 2019 Scottish Salmon Watch has been filming secretly at salmon farms in Scotland and Ireland - with shocking video footage taken inside salmon farms owned by Mowi, Scottish Sea Farms and The Scottish Salmon Company. The video footage is taken using a Go Pro camera (ca. £150... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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Scottish Salmon Watch was horrified to see dead and dying 'cleaner fish' floating on the surface of a salmon farm when they rowed out to the aptly-named Bagh Dail nan Ceann (Bay of the Dead Heads) located within the Argyll Coast & Islands Hope Spot earlier this month (2 July).... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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The Press & Journal reported (20 July 2019): Sign the petition online here Read more via: "Campaigners call for urgent investigation of all Scottish salmon farms" Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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Download the press release as a PDF online here Sign the petition online here Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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Next time you're in the supermarket and see salmon stamped with the ASC logo please think twice before falling hook line and sinker for their "sustainable" and "environmentally responsible" factory farmed salmon. SeaChoice warned in a press release issued yesterday (16 July): In other words, the industry-dominated ASC is moving... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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When Scottish Salmon Watch filmed at a salmon farm operated by Scottish Sea Farms in the Sound of Shuna in Loch Linnhe in July 2019 they were paid a visit by Police Scotland. The sergeant from Appin police station claimed that Scottish Salmon Watch needed permission from the Norwegian-owned salmon... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Read a briefing report on secret filming in Ireland (5-6 July 2019) online here Watch more videos from Mowi Ireland's salmon farm in Lough Swilly via: And here's video reports from Mowi Ireland's land-base servicing the Anny Point salmon farm in Lough Swilly: The vital importance of taking strict biosecurity... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Scottish Salmon Watch have uncovered another cache of carcinogenic chemicals - this time stored on the shore of Loch Arkaig near Fort William at a salmon farm operated by Norwegian-owned Mowi (formerly known as Marine Harvest - the company changed their name in 2019 due to "negative connotations consumers associate... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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The Mail On Sunday reported (7 July 2019): The Press & Journal reported (8 July 2019): Read more via: Salmon Eggsclusive: Scotland's 'King of Fish' is Now Viking Not Scottish! Easter Egg Ban for 'Scottish' Salmon? The Ferret: "Deadly virus outbreak prompted fears over import of fish farm eggs to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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The Scotsman reported (1 July 2019): Read article in full online here Here's the newspaper version. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Download a press release with a media backgrounder as a PDF online here Download a press release with a media backgrounder as a PDF online here SumOfUs Tweeted (1 July): Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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The vital importance of adhering to biosecurity precautions before, during and after filming at salmon farms cannot be stressed enough. Prior to filming in 2018, Scottish Salmon Watch sought advice from the Scottish Government on 'Biosecurity & Disinfection': The Scottish salmon farming industry's 'Code of Good Practice' was consulted -... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Scotland On Sunday reported (30 June 2019): Watch a video report from Don Staniford in front of Mowi's monstrous fish feed factory on the Isle of Skye - online here Watch The Ecologist's 'Greed of Feed' online here Read more on how salmon farming is draining our global oceans via... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday National newspaper (in conjunction with The Ferret) reported (30 June 2019): Here's a Tweet: Read more via: EXPOSED: Scottish Salmon's Cascading Use of Cancer-Causing Chemical Watch Don Staniford reporting on The Scottish Salmon Company's stash of Formaldehyde at their Russel Burn Hatchery on the shore of Loch Kishorn... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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A petition launched only yesterday has already attracted over 18,000 supporters. The petition, organised by SumOfUs, calls on Marine Scotland to "conduct immediate, unannounced on-the-spot inspections of all Scottish salmon farms to assess fish welfare". The petition showcases shocking video footage of welfare abuse at a salmon farm in Loch... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's another report from Don Staniford on the trail of the elusive Lochmuir: And a report from last year: Read more on M&S's fake label 'Lochmuir' via: Lochmuir salmon? It doesn't exist: How supermarkets invent places and farms to trick shoppers into buying premium food M&S fakes loch to launch... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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The West Highland Free Press reported (24 June 2019): Read article in full online here Read more via: Ground-Truthing Disease-Ridden Scottish Salmon STV News on Scottish Salmon's Welfare Nightmare - watch online now! STV News: "'Abuse' video sparks major investigation at fish farm" Scottish Salmon Exposed - Photos from Secret... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Read more via a press release online here Read a letter to Scottish Ministers, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Veterinary Medicines Directorate (26 June 2019) calling for an immediate ban on Formaldehyde use on salmon farms online here Watch other videos of toxic chemicals - including vats of Formaldehyde... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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When photographer Corin Smith swam out to a salmon farm in Loch Roag on the Isle of Lewis armed only with a Go Pro video camera in August 2018 he was probably not prepared for the shit-storm he would be faced with. In response to the publication of his shocking... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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STV News featured shocking video footage from Scottish Salmon Watch on the 6pm evening news (19 June 2019) - watch online now The video footage prompted a complaint to Police Scotland, the Scottish Government's Fish Health Inspectorate and the Animal & Plant Health Agency re. breach of the Animal Health... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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STV News reported (19 June 2019): Watch video footage shot at The Scottish Salmon Company's farm in Loch Shieldaig (Loch Torridon) on 8 June 2019 online here Video and photos are available via Google Drive online here The Ferret reported (13 June 2019): Read article in full online here Read... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2019 at Green Around the Gills