The annual survey of the UK fishing fleet is carried out by Seafish, the public body that supports the UK seafood industry.
“For us here in Orkney and in the other two islands authorities, this document fails to deliver on the Islands Act. “
“What is the future for Orkney’s Farming and Fishing sectors? “
A campaign is to be launched in Scotland over fears that our food security is under threat.
The Scottish Government has announced funding for 100 new on-board defibrillators and a range of life-saving training opportunities for fishing vessels.
The fishing industry saw significant decreases in both landings and the value of catch in 2020. This has been disastrous for Scotland’s coastal and island communities.
“As someone in ‘Alice’ advised, I’ll begin at the beginning, go on to the end, then stop. “
Wild salmon, caught by rod, has registered the third lowest numbers on record.
The European sea fish trade grew rapidly from the 16th century onwards and the waters around Scotland was the place to be.
‘A Meeting of Minds 2’ will take place on Zoom on Thursday 29 April 2021 from 10.00 to 11.30