The Scottish Greens have “sold out to the devil” by failing to prevent fishing trawlers from damaging the seabed around Scotland, creel fishermen have claimed.
The number of fines issued to rogue fishermen has decreased over the past three years while skippers caught fishing in protected waters have not been reported to the procurator fiscal, we can reveal.
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”.
An environmental campaigner has accused Police Scotland of acting as "private security" for a Norwegian-owned fish farming company.
Evidence that thousands of offences by Scottish fishing boats have gone unpunished has prompted accusations that the industry is being “let off the hook” by the Scottish Government.