Atlantic Salmon

Saving Wild Salmon

Do salmon farms help or hurt the declining wild salmon population? Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the controversy surrounding the multibillion dollar industry. ... Full story

Wild Salmon Starving at Sea?

The continued high mortality of salmon at sea in light of climate change is a serious issue and is examined here by Chris Todd, Professor of Marine Ecology at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. ... Full story

Anglers Fear for Future of River Caldew Salmon

Anglers fear an entire population of salmon could be wiped out from a major river, with poachers and pollution the major factors. ... Full story

Escaped Farmed Salmon Found in Large Numbers in New Brunswick Rivers

Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) biologists are concerned that the large number of farmed salmon showing up on the Magaguadavic River is indicative of a large escape from sea cages in the Bay of Fundy that has gone unreported by the aquaculture industry. ... Full story

Welsh Dee Salmon Conservation Fund

The Welsh Dee Salmon Conservation Fund has been set up in an attempt to improve the diminishing runs of fish in this once magnificent river – and you can help! ... Full story

Canadian Government Must Answer on Fish Farms

An international commission has ruled that a citizen petition challenging Canada’s failure to protect wild salmon from industrial fish farms warrants an official response from the Canadian government. ... Full story

Opposition Grows to Massive Galway Bay Salmon Farm

Environmentalists and Irish fishermen are alarmed and are actively opposing a plan to create a massive 1,000-acre salmon farm in Galway Bay. ... Full story

Atlantic Salmon Conservation: Experts Share ‘What Works and What Doesn't’

When it comes to the recovery of wild Atlantic salmon stocks, the question on the minds of conservation managers and the public alike is ‘What works?’ ... Full story

Climate and Capelin Explain Salmon Declines

Scientists say that that climate and associated ecosystem linkages explain salmon declines in Maine rivers. ... Full story

Just How Smart are Atlantic Salmon?

A fascinating piece of new research asks some Atlantic salmon are smarter than others? Do they actually learn, or do they live by instinct alone? ... Full story

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Richard Hewitt

Richard Hewitt