• Scottish Salmon Farming and its Environmental Impacts

    This review is a very important element in understanding the impacts of salmon farming in Scotland and is certainly important in the ongoing debate surrounding aquaculture in Ireland. It is a lengthy document but is fairly comprehensive and deserves scrutiny by concerned anglers and conservationists. Scottish Salmon Farming and its Environmental Impacts  

  • Patagonia- Salmon

    “The road to extinction is paved with good intentions”. This is a very apt statement and demonstrates that we as a society have failed to understand the natural world. The three areas examined in this film demonstrates the folly of salmon hatcheries and their effects on wild salmon survival, the damming of rivers which has […]

  • International Year of the Salmon- David Attenborough and Salmon Survival

    Atlantic and Pacific salmon  face many unique problems in today’s world. David Attenborough, a champion of nature, reflects on the perilous state of salmon stocks around the globe and warns that these salmon stocks cannot be saved unless we adapt our behaviour  to protect our vital ecosystems.  

  • Presentation: SWIRL Conference by Inland Fisheries Ireland

    The presentation by Inland Fisheries Ireland demonstrates the stock levels as they exist today. Unfortunately there has been a steady decline in stocks post 2007 as indicated by the counter network across the country. It is not a very encouraging situation and is compounded by many factors both in-stream, near coastal and oceanic influences. With […]