Category Archives: Wildlife Interactions

Holyrood Committee releases their findings on the impact of salmon farming; RECC report on Scotland’s salmon farming

Continue reading Holyrood Committee releases their findings on the impact of salmon farming; RECC report on Scotland’s salmon farming

‘MASS resignation’ of 14/17 members of Iceland National Culinary Team over ‘unsustainably farmed salmon’

Continue reading ‘MASS resignation’ of 14/17 members of Iceland National Culinary Team over ‘unsustainably farmed salmon’

GREENPEACE campaign yields success: Voluntary krill no-fishing zones good for Antarctica, “next step must be more protected areas” – WWF

Continue reading GREENPEACE campaign yields success: Voluntary krill no-fishing zones good for Antarctica, “next step must be more protected areas” – WWF

LOBSTER industry: Innovative whale satellite buoys to assist in disentanglements; ~35,000 whales currently migrating to calving areas in the Kimberley

Continue reading LOBSTER industry: Innovative whale satellite buoys to assist in disentanglements; ~35,000 whales currently migrating to calving areas in the Kimberley

GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

Continue reading GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

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

New campaign launched by activist Don Staniford: ‘Scottish Salmon Watch’

Continue reading New campaign launched by activist Don Staniford: ‘Scottish Salmon Watch’

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

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

FISH n’ Ships: Vessel traffic reduces communication ranges for Atlantic cod, haddock; “behavior, feeding, mating, and socializing… may be altered” – NEFSC

Continue reading FISH n’ Ships: Vessel traffic reduces communication ranges for Atlantic cod, haddock; “behavior, feeding, mating, and socializing… may be altered” – NEFSC

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…

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

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

TASSAL, Petuna & TSGA respond to Environment Tasmania: “We see little benefit in creating another guide that duplicates globally established standards”

Continue reading TASSAL, Petuna & TSGA respond to Environment Tasmania: “We see little benefit in creating another guide that duplicates globally established standards”