2016 catch statistics underline pinch points in wild salmon and sea trout numbers

S&TCS calls for Scottish Government action on negative factors for which it has responsibility and direct influence

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New report from salmon farming’s biggest company confirms that Scotland is the “dirty man of global aquaculture”

Marine Harvest’s performance on sea lice control in Scotland is drastically worse than any of its other worldwide operations

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S&TCS launches campaign to restore iconic sea trout fishery to its former glory

New film explains the catastrophic collapse of sea trout stocks in Loch Maree, once one of the world’s truly great wild fisheries, following the arrival of salmon farming in the adjacent sea loch

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Collapse of Loch Maree sea trout

How culpable is salmon farming? Read Andrew Walker's report

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West Country Award launches next generation of river conservationists

A remarkable West-country Award set up in memory of well-known hotelier Anne Voss-Bark is helping to determine the future direction of young graduates studying aquatic sciences.

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Hampshire invertebrate research could spark a revival for ailing rivers

In a unique agreement of its kind, the Environment Agency (EA) in Hampshire and Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) have for the first time agreed key environmental local bespoke targets for the Rivers Test and Itchen to help drive ecological improvements. S&TC UK believe this is a precedent for other rivers to follow.

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New initiative helps to secure a brighter future for the iconic Test and Itchen

The condition of Hampshire’s renowned chalkstreams will be put under the microscope this year following an agreement between fisheries research charity, Salmon and Trout Conservation UK and the Test and Itchen Association.

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S&TC(S) responds to BBC for biased report on salmon farms.

S&TC(S) objects to Reporting Scotland's feature on salmon farming aired on 14 February. S&TC(S) Director Andrew Graham-Stewart has now written this letter to the BBC

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