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Private Eye reported (No. 1516: 21 February - 5 March 2020): Read more via: The Killing Farms - Scottish Salmon's Horror Story Continues! Sunday Times: "RSPCA paid over £500,000 to back Scottish salmon industry" Sunday Times: "Scientist hits out at RSPCA for backing Scottish salmon farms" Read more Private Eye... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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New 'Case Information' published online by the Scottish Government last week (7 February 2020) gives a shocking snapshot into the lethal nature of salmon farming in Scotland. In addition to mass mortalities on salmon farms (caused by infectious diseases, lice infestations and other production problems) the salmon farming industry is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Download in full as a PDF online here Read more news via: Sunday Times: "RSPCA paid over £500,000 to back Scottish salmon industry" Sunday Times: "Winslet Lead Titanic Fight to Sink the Fish Farms" Press Release: "Dear RSPCA - Please Stop Certifying Scottish Salmon!" Letter to the RSPCA - Please... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Times reported (9 February 2020): Here's some reaction on Twitter: And on Facebook: Chris Packham's intervention came via Twitter in a Tweet posted early on Saturday (8 February): Read more via: Press Release: "Dear RSPCA - Please Stop Certifying Scottish Salmon!" Letter to the RSPCA - Please Stop... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Times reported (9 February 2020): Read in full online here Read more via: Press Release: "Dear RSPCA - Please Stop Certifying Scottish Salmon!" Letter to the RSPCA - Please Stop Certifying Scottish Salmon! Sunday Times: "Scientist hits out at RSPCA for backing Scottish salmon farms" Press Release: "Welfare... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release in full as a PDF online here Read more via: Letter to the RSPCA - Please Stop Certifying Scottish Salmon! Sunday Times: "Scientist hits out at RSPCA for backing Scottish salmon farms" Press Release: "Welfare Abuse on Scottish Salmon Farms - Legal Action Vs Scottish Ministers &... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Download letter in full as a Word document (52 MB) online here or as a PDF (9MB) online here Includes: Download letter in full as a Word document (52 MB) online here or as a PDF (9MB) online here Read more via: Sunday Times: "Scientist hits out at RSPCA for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Download as a PDF via Photo Dossier of Diseased, Deformed & Abused Scottish Salmon (February 2020) Photo dossier includes: Download in full via Photo Dossier of Diseased, Deformed & Abused Scottish Salmon (February 2020) More background via: Press Release: "Welfare Abuse on Scottish Salmon Farms - Legal Action Vs Scottish... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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And ending with: Download in full as a PDF online via Media Backgrounder: The Welfare Nightmare of Salmon Farming (February 2020) Read more via: Press Release: "Welfare Abuse on Scottish Salmon Farms - Legal Action Vs Scottish Ministers & Salmon Farming Companies" Sunday Times: "Scientist hits out at RSPCA for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Download in full as a PDF online here Read more via: Press Release: "Welfare Abuse on Scottish Salmon Farms - Legal Action Vs Scottish Ministers & Salmon Farming Companies" Sunday Times: "Scientist hits out at RSPCA for backing Scottish salmon farms" Video Exclusive: Dr Lynne Sneddon on Welfare Abuse on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release in full as a PDF online here Watch excerpts from Scottish Salmon Watch's exclusive interview with Dr. Lynne Sneddon via: Read more via: Sunday Times: "Scientist hits out at RSPCA for backing Scottish salmon farms" Video Exclusive: Dr Lynne Sneddon on Welfare Abuse on Scottish Salmon Farms... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Watch excerpts from Scottish Salmon Watch's exclusive interview with Dr. Lynne Sneddon via: Read more via: Press Release: "Welfare Abuse on Scottish Salmon Farms - Legal Action Vs Scottish Ministers & Salmon Farming Companies" Sunday Times: "Scientist hits out at RSPCA for backing Scottish salmon farms" Photo Dossier of Diseased,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Times reported (2 February 2020): Read more via: Press Release: "Welfare Abuse on Scottish Salmon Farms - Legal Action Vs Scottish Ministers & Salmon Farming Companies" Video Exclusive: Dr Lynne Sneddon on Welfare Abuse on Scottish Salmon Farms Photo Dossier of Diseased, Deformed & Abused Scottish Salmon The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Includes: Read more via: Gayton Pupils Lead the Climate Protest in Liverpool Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2020 at School Strike 4 Climate
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Norwegian salmon farming giant Mowi (formerly called Marine Harvest) has reported all sorts of disease, mortality and welfare problems in Loch Erisort where they operate three salmon farms (Tabhaigh, North Shore East & North Shore West) with the capacity for over 6,500 tonnes of biomass. Mmmmm - who's for some... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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When Scottish Salmon Watch visited Mowi's disease-ridden salmon farm at Ardintoul in Loch Alsh 'Special Area of Conservation' on 2 November 2019 we discovered dead salmon and a hostile reception from workers which prompted a complaint to the Health & Safety Executive and Maritime & Coastguard Agency. Now the publication... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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The Scotsman reported (21 January 2020): Read more via Named & Shamed: Scottish Salmon's Worst Escapes Since 1995 Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Data on mass mortalities on salmon farms across Scotland has been updated by the Scottish Government to include new information until the end of November 2019. The biggest mass mortality reported in November 2019 was at Mowi's North Shore salmon farm where "Complex gill disease with significant gill bleeding and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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The recent escape of 73,600 salmon from Mowi's farm off Colonsay (thus far not officially reported) would rank 10th in the list of worst escapes since 1995 (from when data has been made publicly available) and the worst since 2014. An estimated 4 million farmed salmon have now escaped in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release and report online here Download '2020 Vision for Scottish Salmon' online here Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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"As activists continue to sidestep the democratic process in favour of interrupting work spaces, governments must step up to protect the health and safety of employees working within the laws of the country," writes Mowi Scotland's Director of Communications in Fish Farmer magazine (16 January 2020). What Mowi's spin doctor... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Scottish Salmon Watch is monitoring the "West Coast Salmon Smolt Tracking Project" with interest. Today's Fish Farming Expert reports: Hamish Macdonell's claims of no industry funding are not supported by documents disclosed by Marine Scotland via Freedom of Information on 30 December 2019: Read documents in full online here Salmon... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release as a PDF online here Download press release as a PDF online here Read more via: Organic Scamon Alert on Skye: Self-Classification "Used to Dumb Down Public Dissent" Claims Resident Skye High Opposition to 'Organic' Sea Harvest Video Report from Skye: Please Stop 'Organic' Sea Harvest! "Organically... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Organic Sea Harvest - fronted by Highland Councillor Alex MacInnes but controlled by Norwegian-owned Villa via Ole Magnar Thu and Canadian-owned Dom International via Domenic Proporo/Porporo - is facing a serious challenge over the use of the word 'Organic' in their name. "It is a public scam for Organic Sea... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at Green Around the Gills
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Protestors opposed to plans by 'Organic' Sea Harvest (controlled by Villa Seafood via Norway's Villa Seafood Group & 2400074 Ontario Inc - Canadian company DOM International owned by Domenic Porporo/Proporo) to expand yet further on the Isle of Skye will have a chance to be heard later this month at... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at Green Around the Gills