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The boss of beleaguered salmon farming giant Mowi has seemingly paid the ultimate price for mass mortalities and infectious diseases crippling feedlots operated by the world's #1 company all over the globe. Fish Farmer reported (12 November 2019): Undercurrent News reported (12 November 2019): Intrafish reported (12 November 2019): Fish... Continue reading
Posted 20 hours ago at Green Around the Gills
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The National reported (11 November 2019): Intrafish reported (11 November 2019): Undercurrent News reported (12 November 2019): Read more via: FOI Victory: Scottish Ministers Forced to Come Clean on 'Scottish' Salmon Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release in full with media backgrounder online here Download press release in full with media backgrounder online here Download a PDF of the Scottish Information Commissioner's Decision Notice (160/2019) dated 30 October 2019 online here Read more via: Mail On Sunday: "90% of Scottish salmon 'ISN'T' from Scotland'... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday National & Ferret reported (10 November 2019): Read in full via "Salmon farming firm under fire over fish welfare after 700,000 deaths" Read more via "Shocking Video Footage from Mowi's 'Bay of the Dead Heads' (Bagh Dail nan Ceann)" Here's the Sunday National newspaper version: Read online via:... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Around the Gills
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Scottish Salmon Watch has been alerted to the use of toxic chemicals by Kames in Loch Tralaig - here's video footage shot on 5 November 2019 showing the use of the carcinogenic chemical Formalin (Formaldehyde). Last year Scottish Salmon Watch filmed empty vats of Formaldehyde piled up outside Kames near... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Green Around the Gills
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Download Spey Talk (4 November 201) online here Watch online here Take the pledge not to eat farmed salmon online here Follow the River Spey Anglers Association online here Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release in full as a PDF online here Protestors dressed as Frankenfish, zombies and skeletons will be raising hell on Halloween next week (31 October) outside Mowi's noisy and stinky feed factory on the Isle of Skye. Download high res image Yesterday, Scottish Salmon Watch published gruesome photos... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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"We care passionately for the health and welfare of our fish," claimed Mowi Scotland in The Ferret (24 October 2019) and reported later today in Fish Farmer magazine. If these poor salmon farmed by Mowi in Scotland could talk then I'm sure they would call bullshit. [Photos disclosed by the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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The Ferret reported (24 October 2019): Read article in full online here Read more via: EXPOSED: Photo Disclosures Opens Floodgates to More Diseased & Deformed Scottish Salmon Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release and media backgrounder in full as a PDF online here Download October 2019 FoI-19-02133 Letter in response to SSW FOI Download October 2019 FoI-19-02133 - Information to release 1 Download October 2019 FoI-19-02133 - Information to release 2 Download October 2019 FoI-19-02133 - Information to release 3... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Mass mortalities and infectious diseases on Scottish salmon farms are rising faster than you can say "I pledge not to eat farmed salmon. Join me!". The latest official data was published last week (17 October) by the Scottish Government's Fish Health Inspectorate. Much of the data sadly has missing numbers... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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If anyone still has any serious doubts about the state of Scottish salmon farming then readers are encouraged to delve into the Scottish Government's Fish Health Inspectorate 'Case Information' published online every month. New information for inspections of salmon farms during August was posted online earlier this week (15 October)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Anyone for fresh Scottish salmon straight from the loch? Here's some mouth-watering nay award-winning salmon farmed by The Scottish Salmon Company at Maaey (East of Loch Uiskevagh) in the Outer Hebrides (the photos were published on 15 October by the Scottish Government's Fish Health Inspectorate). These shocking images show how... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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When Alexandra Morton first inserted a Go Pro camera into a salmon farm in 2016 she exposed the industry's lies that farmed salmon was healthy, welfare friendly and responsible. And her amazing work has triggered further filming inside salmon farms with Go Pros not just in British Columbia but also... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Talk Radio's Matthew Wright show featured a discussion on Scottish salmon farming (14 October 2019) - listen online here Matthew Wright is a vice president of the Wild Trout Trust. Watch Don Staniford explain the dangers posed by salmon farming: Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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2019 is not over yet but it's already looking like an annus horribilis for Mowi. If the bad news keeps on coming, Mowi (which only came into existence as a company on 1 January 2019) may be forced to re-brand themselves again before the year is out! Mowi's CEO admitted... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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The Herald reported (14 October 2019): Here's the newspaper version: Read more via: Video Nasty: Thermolicer - the Heated Torture Chamber for Scottish Salmon Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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The Globe & Mail reported (8 October 2019): Includes: Read more via Video Nasty: Mowi Madness in Canada Exposed by CBC News! CBC News reported (2 October 2019) on Mowi's mortality problems in Canada. "CBC News requested a site tour from Northern Harvest Sea Farms, a subsidiary of MOWI, but... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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When people think of Scottish salmon they think of majestic wild creatures leaping up waterfalls - not of factory farmed fish crammed in cages and heated in horrific washing machines called Thermolicers to rid them of parasitic sea lice. Here's exclusive video footage shot by a drone hovering about Scotland's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Undercover video footage of cruelty, animal abuse and disease problems filmed by Compassion Over Killing at Cooke Aquaculture in the United States is turning yet more people off factory farmed salmon. Watch the video online here The video footage is enough to put people off eating farmed salmon for life:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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CNN reported (4 October 2019): The CNN article included: Mail Online reported (3 October 2019): The issue of starving bears and the impacts of salmon farming was raised over a decade ago in a video report by film-maker Damien Gillis. The Globe & Mail reported in 2009: The Wilderness Tourism... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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CBC News reported (2 October 2019) on Mowi's mortality problems in Canada. "CBC News requested a site tour from Northern Harvest Sea Farms, a subsidiary of MOWI, but that request was denied," reported CBC News (2 October 2019). It's not hard to see why Mowi do not want cameras coming... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Marion Shoard's seminal book 'Theft of the Countryside' in 1980 explored how modern farming was killing off wildlife and damaging the English countryside (in much the same vein as Rachel Carson's 'Silent Spring' published back in 1962 exposed the horrors of chemically-embalmed farming). Now with the advent of factory fish... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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Calling all mathematicians and number geniuses - Scottish Salmon Watch is inviting challengers for the inaugural 'Farmed Salmon Medal' (a fishy version of the Fields Medal). Please help solve a problem which has vexed the public since 2012 (when numbers of dead salmon stopped being published after lobbying from the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at Green Around the Gills
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The Press & Journal reported (1 October 2019): Read more via: The Times: "Fight against disease cuts salmon stocks" STV News on "huge drop" in Scottish salmon farming production 'Frankenfish' Halloween Protest (31 October) - Beware of the Nightmare of Scottish Salmon! Sick Scottish Salmon - Are Farms Spreading Infectious... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at Green Around the Gills