Farmed salmon is Scotland’s number 1 food export and according to the industry, directly employs 12,000 workers
Research into its impact on the marine environment and its regulation has not kept apace with the rapid growth – that is about to change.
Production from Scotland’s Marine Salmon Farms increased by over 16% in 2017
A film has been made by Lizzie Daly a leading wildlife biologist and BBC presenter – ‘Silent Slaughter: The Shooting of Scotland’s Seals’
There will also be a ban on using objects such as plastic milk cartons and netted footballs.
The aim of the initiative is to explore alternative approaches to managing inshore fisheries
Marine Scotland members of the Unite union have voted 100% in favour of industrial action in a dispute over fair pay.
” The workers at Marine Scotland are angry that they are being paid less than other seafarers working for the Scottish Government. “