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Bristol Bay Salmon Back at Risk from Pebble Mine

As an unintended consequence of last year’s election, the developers of the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay got what they’ve been praying for...

No More Open Sea Fish Farms says NASF

A stop to all further open-sea salmon farming in Norway has been announced. This is a very important step towards the protection of wild...

Good News for Florida’s Everglades and Estuaries

On May 9th Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 10, which will accelerate the planning and implementation of a new reservoir in the Everglades...

The Atlantic Salmon Trust 50th Anniversary Auction

The Atlantic Salmon Trust are currently holding an online auction of fishing and sporting related lots to help raise funds in this, their 50th...

Bristol Bay Salmon Brace for Pebble Mine Settlement

by Dylan Brown, E&E news reporter The company behind the Pebble mine project in Alaska and U.S. EPA yesterday told a federal judge they are...

Atlantic Salmon Farms Shift to Open Seas, Trying to Shake Off Lice

Source: Associated Press via VOANews.com OSLO — Atlantic salmon farming companies are designing huge pens to raise fish in the open seas in a radical shift...

NASF Urges Prime Minister to Act on Atlantic Salmon

In a letter to Theresa May this month, Orri Vigfusson, the tireless campaigner for wild Atlantic salmon in his role as chairman of the...

Scotland is the “dirty man of global aquaculture”

Newly published data in the 2016 Annual Report from Marine Harvest, the world’s largest salmon farming company, shows that its Scottish salmon farms lag...
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Sea Trout Hosts Help With Pearl Mussel Conservation

Thousands of young sea trout (trout which have been bred from brood stock sea trout collected from the river) have been released into rivers...

Research Continues on Cuba’s Sport Fishery

The work to document the harvest of the 'sport fishery' in Cuba continues. The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT) is partnering with University of...
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