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Fish farms killing wild stocks, claim anglers
The Scotsman - March 24, 2010

ASFB calls for Tesco to act against ‘incompetent’ salmon producers
Between the Lines blog - March 5, 2010

Farmed salmon lice problems exaggerated 'millionfold' (subscription required)
Intrafish - March 8, 2010

Anger over latest escape of young salmon; call to move fish farms to land-based units
The Press and Journal - March 6, 2010

Plague of 'super lice' threatens wild salmon
Caledonian Mercury – February 16, 2010

ISA Strikes Again
The Shetland News – October 31, 2009

Fish Farms on BBC Radio Scotland

On February 13, the BBC Radio Scotland program Out of Doors interviewed Fiona Cameron of the Sea Trout Group and the North Atlantic Salmon Trust. She spoke on the damages fish farming is doing to Scotland's wild fish stock through farm escapes and the spread of sea lice.

Scottish sustainable aquaculture campaigner to join delegation to Norway

COAST asks questions in Oslo

  • Read the article that ran in The Arran Voice on July 24, 2008.

Tough new regulations are to be introduced to curb the killing of seals by Scottish fish farmers

  • Read the article that ran in Fish Farmer Magazine on May 26, 2008.

Skye cruise operator raises suspicions over headless seals

A Skye businessman claims that two dead seals washed up on a beach might have been shot by fish-farm employees in case the seals tried to get to the fish cages.

  • Read the article from the BBC that ran on May 20, 2008
  • Read the article that ran in Press and Journal on May 20, 2008.

Escape figures now online from the Scottish Government

Salmon farming is a threat to healthy wild stocks

Study links sea lice from fish farms to deaths in migratory population.

  • Read the article that ran in The Sunday Herald on March 30, 2008.

 

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