Serious Warning for wild salmon stocks.

Big Wave of Algae Boom heading towards Cork and Kerry salmon farms No matter how mad we believe salmon farming in open net cages in the sea are, it is in times like this when an algae bloom or bad weather is forecasted that we think of the damage that will be done to our …

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Massive Decline in Scottish Salmon Numbers

It was the Ices (international Council for Exploration of Seas) report to the Nasco conference in Labrador Canada in June that has shocked the Scottish government into their proposed actions announced yesterday. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-33646169 Plans for wild salmon coastal net catching ban wild salmon Plans for a complete ban on catching wild salmon using coastal nets …

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SCOTLAND TO END COASTAL NETS

PRESS RELEASE – FISSTA IRELAND 24.7.15 Sometimes the long hard campaigns of demanding, persuading, imploring salmon countries to step up to the plate and take responsibility for their failures to protect our shared wild Atlantic salmon resource pays off, as FISSTA welcome the news from Scotland that some progress is underway. At the Nasco conference …

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SALMON FARMERS IN KILKIERAN BAY SENT BACK TO DONEGAL

Sometimes you wonder are we wasting our campaigning efforts on a government and state agencies that ignore us. Well, every so often we can claim a result when you read the following extract from the current Skipper. FISSTA thank Aine Ni Cheannabhain, GBASC and especially RTE Eco eye for the investigative programme that brings this …

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FISSTA LEGAL NOTICE ALTERS MINISTER COVENEY’S STRATEGY

FISSTA REFUSE TO WITHDRAW LEGAL NOTICE AGAINST SALMON CAGES DESPITE PARTIAL CLIMBDOWN BY MINISTER COVENEY AS ANNOUNCED IN THE IRISH TIMES FISSTA has informed Minister Coveney that the legal notice already lodged with his office against the Galway Bay mega fish farms plan will not be withdrawn despite his impending climb down as announced yesterday …

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LISTERIA SCARE IN FARMED SALMON AGAIN

SAY NO TO DRUGS – DON’T EAT FARMED SALMON ESPECIALLY IF IT IS LABELLED ORGANIC BECAUSE ORGANIC IS PHARMED https://youtu.be… See MoreWhile filming Call of the Killer Whale in British Colombia, Jean-Michel Cousteau and his team heard a consistent message from the scientific community, First… June 21st

Don’t worry. It’s only thousands of fish

http://m.limerickleader.ie/news/business/business-news/no-danger-to-water-supply-after-limerick-pollution-incident-1-6787688 ‘No danger’ to water supply after Limerick pollution incident The local authority is investigating a water pollution incident in the Drumcamogue river, a tributary of the Camogue river near Knocklong ?in East Limerick. The Camogue is a tributary of the Maigue river, which flows through Adare. Slurry is believed to have been the cause …

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