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Caged salmon farming in the media in 2017

News stories in the Guardian, Financial Times, Telegraph, Herald Scotland, BBC, Scotsman covering Scotland's Salmon Farming Industry in 2017

Scottish fish farms fight sea louse head-on

Financial Times: “Lousy threat to Scotland’s fish farms”

Scottish salmon farming’s sea lice ‘crisis’

Cage fighting

Scotland’s farmed salmon industry stinks

Health issues hit growth for The Scottish Salmon Company

Revealed: Scandal of 45 Scottish lochs trashed by pollution

Mapped: the 45 lochs polluted by fish farm pesticides

Crackdown on fish farm pesticides after Sunday Herald investigation

Salmon farming in crisis: ‘We are seeing a chemical arms race in the seas’

Salmon firm reveals impact of sea lice

Scottish government accused of colluding with drug giant over pesticides scandal

Salmon farmers ‘put wild fish at risk’ in fight to kill off sea lice

Scottish Salmon farming ‘risk’ to wild wrasse

Fish farms shoot dozens of seals to save salmon bound for ‘ethical’ Waitrose and M&S supermarket

Press Release: “Marine Harvest: Scotland’s #1 Seal Killer”

The terrible cost of Scotland’s salmon farms

Salmon farming has done ‘enormous harm’ to fish and environment, warns Jeremy Paxman

Concerns raised after 11,000 farmed salmon enter rivers in Argyll and Bute

Over 300,000 salmon escaped fish farms in 2016

Fish farm threatens rare marine life

Fish farms in the dock

A disgrace: Ten million salmon thrown away by fish farm industry in last year alone

125,000 salmon die in disease outbreak at Lewis fish farms

Sunday Times: “Fish farms under fire for seal death toll”

Fish farms kill more seals as industry tries to save salmon

Take Action

Please ask North Ayrshire Council to clearly advertise the SSC Scoping Request to widely consult and consider public opinion.

Download the suggested template letter and instructions here

You can also express your concerns to:

Roseanna.Cunningham.msp@parliament.scot (Environment Cab. Sec.),

Fergus.Ewing.msp@parliament.scot (Fisheries Cab. Sec.),

Kenneth.Gibson.msp@parliament.scot (MSP),

gibsonp@parliament.uk (MP),

timothybillings@north-ayshire.gov.uk and

ellenmcmaster@north-ayrshire.gov.uk (NAC Councillors)

If possible please copy in COAST (info@arrancoast.com)

Public meetings

Thurs 2nd Nov, 7.30pm,

Shiskine Village Hall

Tues 7th Nov, 7pm,

Lochranza Village Hall

Thurs 9th Nov, 7pm,

Lamlash Old Pavilion/ Church Hall

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