Category Archives: Stress

FISH welfare on Scotland’s salmon farms: OneKind establishes ranking; “Consumers are increasingly demanding better welfare standards & transparency…”

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THERMOLICER: Staniford’s Scottish Salmon Watch campaign to file challenge “for systematic breaches of the Animal Health & Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006”

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“LONG forgotten”… Two predominatant schemes – ASC & BAP – “have the potential to lead to improvements in fish welfare” – Open Philanthropy

Continue reading “LONG forgotten”… Two predominatant schemes – ASC & BAP – “have the potential to lead to improvements in fish welfare” – Open Philanthropy

ETHICS: MEPs will vote today on whether or not to ban “innovative” electric ‘pulse fishing’; “Reduces fuel consumption by 46%” says industry…

Continue reading ETHICS: MEPs will vote today on whether or not to ban “innovative” electric ‘pulse fishing’; “Reduces fuel consumption by 46%” says industry…

PIONEERING whale feces research: Feces from entangled N. Atlantic right whales reveals ‘sky-high’ stress hormone levels; Interactions with fishing gear cited

Continue reading PIONEERING whale feces research: Feces from entangled N. Atlantic right whales reveals ‘sky-high’ stress hormone levels; Interactions with fishing gear cited

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

“NOISE pollution in the oceans is a growing problem”: Oysters close their shells in response to low-frequency sounds

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ANTHROPOGENIC impacts: human noise pollution in Hawaiian waters along Kona Coast may cost dolphins their sleep

Continue reading ANTHROPOGENIC impacts: human noise pollution in Hawaiian waters along Kona Coast may cost dolphins their sleep

“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”

HUMAN antidepressants found in fish brains in Great Lakes region; “Threatening aquatic life,” scientists say

Continue reading HUMAN antidepressants found in fish brains in Great Lakes region; “Threatening aquatic life,” scientists say

SALMON kept in closed-containment fish farms on shore have better welfare in brackish water; Densities of up to 75kg/m3 possible… – New PhD thesis

Continue reading SALMON kept in closed-containment fish farms on shore have better welfare in brackish water; Densities of up to 75kg/m3 possible… – New PhD thesis

‘LACKING good practices for animal welfare when it comes to fish’… Atlantic salmon is the most-used species in experiments in Norway, not mice…

Continue reading ‘LACKING good practices for animal welfare when it comes to fish’… Atlantic salmon is the most-used species in experiments in Norway, not mice…

UNBORN rays traumatized when their mothers are captured, World-first study finds; “Major implications” for shark fisheries’ impacts estimation

Continue reading UNBORN rays traumatized when their mothers are captured, World-first study finds; “Major implications” for shark fisheries’ impacts estimation

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

SCHEDULING wind farm construction activities: Maryland scientists track porpoises to assess impact of offshore wind farms

Continue reading SCHEDULING wind farm construction activities: Maryland scientists track porpoises to assess impact of offshore wind farms

MEDIA & anti-farmed salmon activist’s “exaggeration and completely misleading” take on Thermolicer mortalities; MH Scotland responds

Continue reading MEDIA & anti-farmed salmon activist’s “exaggeration and completely misleading” take on Thermolicer mortalities; MH Scotland responds

VANDALISM: 13,000 salmon suffocate following burglary on New Zealand salmon farm; Tampered with machinery & water supply

Continue reading VANDALISM: 13,000 salmon suffocate following burglary on New Zealand salmon farm; Tampered with machinery & water supply

OCEAN forecast offers seasonal outlook for Pacific Northwest waters; Researchers interested in developing forecasts for salmon & other species

Continue reading OCEAN forecast offers seasonal outlook for Pacific Northwest waters; Researchers interested in developing forecasts for salmon & other species