At least 45 lochs around Scotland’s coast have been contaminated by toxic pesticides from fish farms that can harm wildlife and human health.
Lucrative plans for the world’s biggest salmon farm around Orkney or Shetland would “abjectly” fail pollution limits and make “fools” of Scotland’s environmental watchdog.
Plans to scrap limits on the amount of salmon kept at fish farms would increase disease and worsen pollution, campaign groups are warning.
A major fish farming company has killed more than 175,000 of its caged salmon in Scotland while trying to treat them.
Scotland’s salmon farming industry will lose its biggest £200 million export market to the US if it persists in shooting seals.
More than 300 industrial sites across Scotland - including a host of well-known names - have been named and shamed.
The “naming and shaming” of the 75 salmon farms that have shot 180 seals around the Scottish coast over the last two years has prompted calls for a boycott by consumers and supermarkets.