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.
Salmon farming companies in Scotland have been accused of exploiting “loopholes” to hide infestations of lice that cause suffering and harm wild fish.
Five local newspapers in Scotland have refused to publish an advert backed by 26 environmental and community groups criticising the salmon farming industry.
Wild swimmers face “a risk” to their health from a toxic pesticide used by salmon farming companies, says a report for the industry.
Seabed and pesticide pollution of Scottish lochs by the salmon farming industry increased by over ten per cent in a year.