Wild Atlantic salmon 'under threat' from escaped farmed fish and sea liceGuardian Unlimited | 07 Apr 2011
Scottish salmon industry criticised by leading anglers group which says government fish farm inspections are 'too lenient'. Fish farms are being frequently hit by parasite infestations and mass escapes that threaten the survival of the UK's wild salmon stocks, a leading anglers' group has said....
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall: fighting for fishGuardian Unlimited | 13 Jan 2011
The fishing industry is in a shocking state. We're throwing half our North Sea catch back, dead. We're dyeing our salmon to make it a prettier pink. What's to be done? The premise of my three-part series. Hugh's Fish Fight (shown on Channel 4) is to highlight that the fish-eating habits of this nation are seriously misaligned with the long-term viability of our fisheries. More than half the fish we eat comes from just three species - cod, tuna and salmon.
Mr and Mrs Mussel plan largest offshore farm in EuropeGuardian Unlimited | 03 Sep 2010
Scottish shellfish firm is to move south to the warmer waters of Lyme Bay, where it aims to produce up to 10,000 tonnes a yearPlans for the largest offshore mussel farm in Europe, to be set up in Lyme Bay, were announced today.The company behind the project hopes it will produce up to 10,000 tonnes...
Case for GM salmon is hard to stomachGuardian Unlimited | 27 Aug 2010
Proponents of GM promise bigger cuts of meat, more efficient farming and animals less prone to disease, but is it an unnecessary abuse of nature?• GM salmon may go on sale in US after public consultationThe bid by the US Federal Drug Administration to approve the first genetically modified animal -...
New cod? Quick-growing tropical cobia could replace dwindling speciesGuardian Unlimited | 05 May 2010
Species has high oil content, white flesh, and grows three times as fast salmon, and 'could be next big farmed fish'A new fast-growing tropical fish that could provide an alternative to popular species for environmentally-conscious fish-lovers is being imported to the UK.
Best film: The End Of The LineThe Independent | 17 Apr 2010
It's a low-budget film, but it's made by people who are clearly very well informed. It was conceived by the environmental writer Charles Clover; you can feel, as you watch, that this is someone who's been intrepid in his research. It's a bit like a thriller.
Fish fears after sea farm escapeBBC | 03 Sep 2009
Conservation groups condemn a salmon producer after 37,000 juvenile fish escape from a farm on the Isle of Mull.
Philippines Bans Fishing to Revive Biggest ReefPlanet Ark | 04 Oct 2007
MANILA - The Philippines has tightened laws banning fishing and collecting of species on the country's largest coral reef to help it recover from near destruction, the World Wildlife Fund for Nature said on Tuesday.
Sushi Craze Threatens Mediterranean's Giant TunaPlanet Ark | 03 Oct 2007
BARBATE, Spain - Fishermen like Diego Crespo have trapped the giant tuna swarming into the warm Mediterranean for over 3,000 years, but he says this year may be one of his last.
UK calls for action to save tunaBBC | 27 Sep 2006
The UK is pressing the EU for action to stop overfishing of the bluefin tuna, which campaigners say is being fuelled by the demand for sushi.
Fish From Heavens Rain on India's MannaPlanet Ark | 25 Jul 2006
The people of Kerala in India's southwest are famed for turning fish into spicy feasts fit for gods, but last week the heavens turned provider as fish rained down on the village of Manna, a newspaper reported on Monday.
EU to Propose Limits on Chemicals in Lakes, RiversPlanet Ark | 17 Jul 2006
The European Union's executive arm will propose new rules next week to reduce water pollution in the 25-nation bloc's lakes and rivers to try to cut down on substances that harm the environment and human health.
IUU pushing bluefin tuna to the brinkGreen Consumer Guide | 12 Jul 2006
Conservation group WWF has called for an immediate closure of bluefin tuna fisheries in the East Atlantic and Mediterranean, following the publication of a report that showed the level of unsustainable practice in the area.
Power station kills 21 million fish a yearSunday Herald | 09 Jul 2006
More than 20 million young fish from the Firth of Forth are being killed every year by Longannet power station, according to scientific surveys passed to the Sunday Herald.
Illegal fishing hits tuna stocksBBC | 06 Jul 2006
Bluefin tuna stocks in the East Atlantic and the Mediterranean are being stripped bare by illegal fishing, WWF has warned in a report.
Illegal fishing threatens survival of Europe's tunaReuters | 05 Jul 2006
Illegal fishing has devastated Europe's stocks of the highly prized bluefin tuna and threatens the species' survival in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, environmental campaign group WWF said on Wednesday.