The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands, Mairi Gougeon spoke at our Sustainability Charter event at COP 26 this week. You can read the full speech here:
A consortium of organisations in Scotland is developing a more accurate way of predicting how salmon farms interact with their surrounding environment, helping to inform decisions on future farm locations, the development of existing farms, and enhancing the sector’s overall sustainability.
Anglers and farmers are united in a desire to help wild salmon survive.
The SSPO’s Hamish MacDonell talked to Fish Farmer about this issue.
Scotland has a rich history of salmon resources, and this heritage relies on ensuring a long-term future for wild salmonid stocks.
A survey of top UK chefs has revealed that they overwhelmingly consider farmed Scottish salmon "to be the best in the world’.
The BBC's leading science programme, Horizon, this week chose to take a look at a variety of food products commonly consumed in the UK and assess their individual environmental impacts.
In November 2018, the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (RECC) of the Scottish Parliament produced a report on salmon farming. This made it clear that the status quo was no longer an option and that change was needed.
Scotland's successful farmed salmon sector has published a major new blueprint setting out its long-term vision.
The Scottish Government's 'Economic Recovery Implementation Plan' (ERIP) has highlighted aquaculture as essential to the country's ability to recover from the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.