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2017-01-13

Charity warns that tidal lagoon In Swansea Bay could prove disastrous for iconic Welsh fish

Leading fisheries charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation Cymru (S&TCC) have major environmental concerns about a report by former energy minister, Charles Hendry, which supports a tidal barrage in Swansea Bay.

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2017-01-05

Invasive demon shrimp poses another major threat to river life

Scientists working with the charity Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK), who have been investigating the health of our rivers across the country, have discovered the non-native demon shrimp Dikerogammarus haemobaphes lurking in the depths of our rivers and this could be disastrous for the future of our native aquatic wildlife.

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2016-12-22

Conservationists are stunned by devastating pollution incident on the Teifi

Conservationists from the charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation Cymru (S&TCC), are shocked by the devastating impact of a pollution incident on the River Teifi, which has killed vast numbers of fish and potentially other wildlife on a six mile stretch of this supposedly specially protected river.

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2016-10-31

Stupendous charity auction result is a boost for wild fish and rivers

Salmon & Trout Conservation UK is delighted to report that its recent online, live and silent auctions, which culminated in a spectacular dinner at Fishmongers Hall in London, raised more than £100,000.

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2016-10-31

Leading Scotland newspaper endorses S&TC(S) campaign

"The Herald", one of Scotland's leading daily newspapers, made our report on the devastation caused by the Amoebic Gill Disease outbreak at Marine Harvest salmon farms headline news.

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2016-10-28

Virulent disease at Marine Harvest salmon farms raises concerns over potential impacts on wild fish

Integrity of Special Area of Conservation for wild salmon on Harris under threat. Other important wild fisheries also at risk.

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2016-10-24

Norfolk farmers form a cluster to protect the River Wensum

A group of sixteen farmers and their advisers gathered together last week with Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) and FWAG (Norfolk) to discuss the shocking results of the recent Riverfly Census that was carried out by S&TC UK on rivers across the country including the Wensum.

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2016-10-19

"Deadweight costs" hamper agriculture, says report

The Institute of Economic Affairs has recently reported that Brussels has fallen victim to environmentalists’ lobbying and introduced unnecessary regulation for agriculture which has had little benefit for consumers and has ‘created deadweight costs’ through bureaucracy.

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