Video footage shows salmon apparently suffering from deformity and disease at a Highland fish farm certified by leading animal welfare and environmental bodies.
NatureScot granted a research licence to a private company to test new technology that will disturb dolphins, porpoises and whales at several sites in Scotland.
The Coastal Communities Network has criticised the Scottish Government’s new fish farming strategy for lacking green targets or decision making powers for local residents.
The seal was shot in the face last October at Wyre Marine Farm, Scapa Flow, which is run by Scottish Sea Farms, a company which farms salmon.
Proposed safety limits for a toxic pesticide used on salmon farms have been made 23 times weaker after behind-the-scenes pressure from the industry.
One of the world’s last remaining natural paradises is being damaged by the expansion of salmon farming in Chile, scientists and environmentalists have warned.
A food labelling scheme is to allow five times more lice at salmon farms, prompting Scotland’s fisheries management body to withdraw its support.
The “illegal” dumping of dead farmed fish at Whiteshore Cockles on North Uist has been allowed to continue despite authorities’ plans to ban the practice.
Fishing companies are hoping to "double" their catches of krill — tiny animals that sustain the Antarctic Ocean — to feed the fish farming industry.