Scottish Salmon Watch
The Scottish Government has launched an investigation after a bullet shell was found during an inspection of a fish farm off North Uist.
A row has erupted between Marine Scotland and the Scottish Government over controversial devices called seal scarers which have been used by fish farms.
The “illegal” dumping of masses of dead fish in sand dunes on a Hebridean beauty spot is finally set to end, The Ferret can reveal.
A Scottish Government watchdog has been caught advising a pesticide company on how to avoid disclosure under freedom of information law.
Police Scotland is investigating an incident in March when a seal was allegedly shot at a fish farm in Loch Spelve, on the southeast coast of Mull
The Scottish Government is paving the way for the multinational salmon farming industry to start using a toxic pesticide blamed for killing bees.
A £10,000 reward has been offered for information on the illegal shooting of seals after it emerged Police Scotland and the National Wildlife Crime Unit were passed intelligence reports over killings near Scottish salmon farms.
Nearly half of Scotland's salmon farms burn, dump or destroy millions of dead fish every year.
The Scottish Government has reprimanded salmon farming companies for breaking the rules on shooting seals - but has not taken any further action.