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Here's a press release from Take the Salmon Pledge: Don Staniford explains more about the campaign: Download press release in full as a PDF online here Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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Listen to BBC Radio Scotland's 'Newsdrive' show broadcast on 7 November 2018 - featuring SEPA's Terry A'Hearn, SSPO's Julie Hesketh-Laird and Don Staniford of Scottish Salmon Watch - online here Also on BBC iPlayer online here (starts at 12 mins 20 secs) Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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The Ferret reported (7 November 2018): Read the article in full online here - including: More like this from The Ferret: Fish farm censured after film exposed lice-ridden salmon Salmon firms bid to block diseased fish photos Scottish salmon farming expansion must be stopped, say critics Horror photos of farmed... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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Watch BBC iPlayer online here For those outside the UK here's a few video clips from BBC Landward's "Saving Our Salmon" documentary (16 October 2018): Read more via: BBC Landward: "Saving Our Salmon" Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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The Scotsman newspaper reported (16 October): Here's The Scotsman's Leader Comment (16 October 2018): The Daily Mail reported (16 October 2018): Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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"The fish farm industry forms an integral part of Scotland's rural economy – creating jobs and providing capital in some of our most rural communities," crowed Fergus Ewing (Scotland's Minister for the Promotion of Foreign-Owned Salmon Farming) in The Herald (15 October 2018). "So it’s very encouraging to see salmon... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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Read press release in full as a PDF online here Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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The National reported (13 October 2018): Read more via: Press Release: "Secret 'Scottish' Salmon" The National: "Government 'failing to protect Scottish salmon'" Imported eggs ruling 'makes a mockery of Scottish salmon' Press Release: "Complete Mockery of the Brand 'Scottish Salmon'" Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Mail reported (7 October 2018): Download as a JPeg online here Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release in full as a PDF online here Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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Watch "Saving Our Salmon" online here (available after broadcast on 16 October 2018) Scottish Field reported (11 October 2018): Fish Farming Expert reported (14 October 2018): Read article in full online here Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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Read the Scottish Parliamentary motion on the welfare of farmed fish online here Read more via: Stop Suffering & Cruelty on Scottish Salmon Farms Private Eye: "RSPCA: Synchronised Swimming" Justice for Fish - Welfare of Scottish Salmon in Legal Spotlight Press Release: "Dirty Rotten Scottish Salmon - Videos lift lid... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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Don Staniford, Director of Scottish Salmon Watch, reporting outside the Scottish Parliament and the Supreme Courts of Scotland in Edinburgh: Please donate to fund a legal challenge online here Please donate to fund further filming and sampling online here Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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STV News reported (5 October 2018): Here's a Tweet: More via: Read more via: Times: "Fears for environment as more fish farms fail to comply with standards" BBC News: "One in five Scottish fish farms 'not meeting standards'" Leading fish farm watchdog joins fish farm industry Failing Fish Farms: Scotland's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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Private Eye reported (5 October 2018): Read the Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland's report on the RSPCA online here Read George Monbiot's article in The Guardian via "The RSPCA rescues one seal – and condones the killing of many others" Read The Daily Mirror on "RSPCA boss lambasted for saying... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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The Shooting Times reported (3 October 2018): Digital version available to buy online here Watch video footage shot on salmon farms online here Read more via: Justice for Fish - Welfare of Scottish Salmon in Legal Spotlight Press Release: "Dirty Rotten Scottish Salmon - Videos lift lid on can of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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A Crowd Justice campaign to fund legal action to stop cruelty and suffering on Scottish salmon farms has been launched. Scottish Salmon Watch is proposing a legal challenge because they believe that salmon farms in Scotland run the risk of breaching the Animal Health & Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 -... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release via Dirty Rotten Scottish Salmon - Videos lift the lid on can of worms, beetles & maggots! Watch "Lifting the Lid on Diseased & Deformed Scottish Salmon": Watch "WARNING: Dirty Rotten Scottish Salmon: Not for Animal Consumption": Download press release via Dirty Rotten Scottish Salmon - Videos... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's photo stills fr0m video footage of dead farmed salmon and cleaner fish: View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo Zip file of high res photos available - please email dstaniford@gaaia.org Read more via: Press Release: "Dirty Rotten Scottish... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Post reported (30 September 2018): Online via "Underwater film reveals salmon with twisted spines as fears mount over cages" Watch the secret filming in Loch Fyne online here Download video footage and photos of Loch Roag from Corin Smith online here Watch the BBC's 'The One Show' from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Post reported (30 September 2018): Online via "Clampdown looms for salmon farms as Holyrood probe sparks ultimatum to protect fish and safeguard lochs" Here's the PressReader version of the article: Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2018 at Green Around the Gills
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The Scotsman newspaper (23 September 2018) published a photo from Scottish Salmon Watch's secret filming inside salmon farms in Scotland. Download high res copy online here Watch the video footage online here Watch more videos online here Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2018 at Green Around the Gills