Know your Scottish Salmon

Posts Tagged ‘aquaculture’

 

Is the future of Scottish salmon farming on land?

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Concerns about the impact of salmon farms on our lochs and seas are increasing, especially with regulations relaxed due to Covid-19. Alongside this is ambition from the Scottish Government and salmon producers to grow the industry. Is closed containment the answer to sustainable growth, with salmon pens built inside specialist facilities?

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Information, investment and influence in Scottish salmon farming

Saturday, February 29th, 2020

Without information on environmental impacts, could investors be getting out of their depth with Scottish salmon farming or are investors the key to sustainable salmon?

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MSPs call for ‘urgent and meaningful action to address regulatory deficiencies’ in Scottish salmon farming.

Monday, February 11th, 2019

It’s apparent that a period of sea change in Scottish salmon farming is approaching, with several Scottish Government working groups examining it in close detail and a recent debate in the Scottish Parliament.

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Fidra responds to SEPA Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

SEPA released their draft Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan for consultation at the end of 2018. Our response insisted that SEPA, as the regulating body, make a greater commitment to transparency throughout the industry with an emphasis on publicly reporting the use of chemicals, detailing the enforcement actions and repercussions and cumulative impacts on specific locations.

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