A £3 billion fish farming multinational in Scotland has been officially reprimanded for animal welfare failures after more than 700,000 caged salmon died over three months.
The Scottish Government defied concerted pleas by salmon farming multinationals to keep photos of diseased and damaged fish secret, according to internal emails.
Qatar Airways has introduced an embargo on the shipment of greyhounds to nations with poor records on animal welfare after an animal welfare campaign.
Cocaine, amphetamine, steroids and beta blockers were among prohibited substances found in the bloodstreams of greyhounds at Shawfield Stadium in Glasgow.
Government investigations of alleged animal cruelty after lice-infested salmon were filmed at a fish farm on the island of Lewis have been branded a “whitewash”.
The growing size Scotland’s dairy herds could boost ammonia gas pollution, which contributes to millions of deaths worldwide, experts have warned.
Two beavers have been shot and another five were seen dead on Tayside in the last month, an investigation by The Ferret has revealed.
At least nine million fish have been killed by diseases, botched treatments, poor handling and other problems at salmon farms around Scotland since 2016.
Scottish ministers accused of “making a mockery” of a public consultation after rejecting a series of recommendations to better the lives of farmed chickens.