Firth of Lorn
Revealed: protected waters at centre of illegal scallop dredging allegations
The locations of protected waters around Scotland where illegal scallop dredging allegedly took place during lockdown have been obtained by The Ferret following a freedom of information request.
Published: film of seabed ‘pulverised’ by scallop dredging
Underwater film footage revealing the damage allegedly caused by illegal scallop dredging is being published by The Ferret in the wake of claims that protected wildlife areas are being “pulverised”.
Thousands of offences by Scottish fishing industry escape fines
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.