Category Archives: Seals

SEAL shooting: RSPCA accredits 63% of Scottish salmon farms & “urgently trying to bring the practice to an end”… since 2008… The Guardian echoes GAAIA concerns

Continue reading SEAL shooting: RSPCA accredits 63% of Scottish salmon farms & “urgently trying to bring the practice to an end”… since 2008… The Guardian echoes GAAIA concerns

SFP, Greenpeace, Birdlife International &TNC report highlights threatened species bycatch issues in global longline tuna fishing, urges action

Continue reading SFP, Greenpeace, Birdlife International &TNC report highlights threatened species bycatch issues in global longline tuna fishing, urges action

FISH accounted for surprisingly large part of the Stone Age diet; “dominance of fishing is a discovery that has an enormous significance” – PhD thesis

Continue reading FISH accounted for surprisingly large part of the Stone Age diet; “dominance of fishing is a discovery that has an enormous significance” – PhD thesis

SEA LICE & Mortalities: “We have absolutely no problem whatsoever in being completely open and transparent with that data” – SSPO at Scotland’s Parliament Inquiry

Continue reading SEA LICE & Mortalities: “We have absolutely no problem whatsoever in being completely open and transparent with that data” – SSPO at Scotland’s Parliament Inquiry

SCOTTISH Green Party warns U.S. ban on farmed salmon exports is “step closer as regulators and industry unable to address seal issue”

Continue reading SCOTTISH Green Party warns U.S. ban on farmed salmon exports is “step closer as regulators and industry unable to address seal issue”

WELFARE Standards: UK’s RSPCA attacked for support for Scottish seal shooting to protect farmed salmon; Updated Standards

Continue reading WELFARE Standards: UK’s RSPCA attacked for support for Scottish seal shooting to protect farmed salmon; Updated Standards

NZ Minister of Fisheries decision to ensure that Southern Squid Trawl Fishery activity does not threaten overall population of sea lions

Continue reading NZ Minister of Fisheries decision to ensure that Southern Squid Trawl Fishery activity does not threaten overall population of sea lions

COMPETING Tradeoffs: Recovering marine mammals populations “may now exceed combined harvest by commercial & recreational chinook salmon fisheries”

Continue reading COMPETING Tradeoffs: Recovering marine mammals populations “may now exceed combined harvest by commercial & recreational chinook salmon fisheries”

SEA LION vs. Salmon in Oregon; U.S. NMFS seeking public comments re. Pinniped Removal Authority; Protecting & recovering listed salmonid stocks

Continue reading SEA LION vs. Salmon in Oregon; U.S. NMFS seeking public comments re. Pinniped Removal Authority; Protecting & recovering listed salmonid stocks

COMPETITION: Seals, birds & humans compete for fish in the Baltic Sea; Reducing ‘drastically’ cormorants or seal populations would be acceptable…- Professor

Continue reading COMPETITION: Seals, birds & humans compete for fish in the Baltic Sea; Reducing ‘drastically’ cormorants or seal populations would be acceptable…- Professor

GAAIA’s Don Staniford now taking aim at RSPCA for certifying “serial seal killer” salmon farms in Scotland…

Continue reading GAAIA’s Don Staniford now taking aim at RSPCA for certifying “serial seal killer” salmon farms in Scotland…

MARINE mammal deaths on Scottish salmon farms increase in H1 2017; “country risked losing the export market to the USA” – Sunday Times

Continue reading MARINE mammal deaths on Scottish salmon farms increase in H1 2017; “country risked losing the export market to the USA” – Sunday Times

FLURRY of anti-Tassal Environment Tasmania PRs… “environmental groups calls to clean-up the ASC process”…

Continue reading FLURRY of anti-Tassal Environment Tasmania PRs… “environmental groups calls to clean-up the ASC process”…

“CONTROVERSIAL practice of seal relocations is unsustainable and that is why the [Tasmanian] State Government will stop it by Christmas”

Continue reading “CONTROVERSIAL practice of seal relocations is unsustainable and that is why the [Tasmanian] State Government will stop it by Christmas”

GAAIA-fuelled: SEAL culling makes (again) UK headlines: “Fish farms shoot dozens of seals to save salmon bound for ‘ethical’ Waitrose and M&S supermarkets”

Continue reading GAAIA-fuelled: SEAL culling makes (again) UK headlines: “Fish farms shoot dozens of seals to save salmon bound for ‘ethical’ Waitrose and M&S supermarkets”

DON Staniford/GAAIA files formal complaint with EU Commission against the UK & Scottish Gov’t re. Acoustic Deterrent Devices usage on salmon farms

Continue reading DON Staniford/GAAIA files formal complaint with EU Commission against the UK & Scottish Gov’t re. Acoustic Deterrent Devices usage on salmon farms

SCOTTISH Government “await[ing] further developments” on potential £200m U.S. ban of Scottish farmed salmon re. seal culling; Also “a matter for individual companies”…

Continue reading SCOTTISH Government “await[ing] further developments” on potential £200m U.S. ban of Scottish farmed salmon re. seal culling; Also “a matter for individual companies”…

MMPA: New US law imposing restrictions on U.S. seafood imports “poised to improve marine conservation worldwide”

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Continue reading MMPA: New US law imposing restrictions on U.S. seafood imports “poised to improve marine conservation worldwide”