Monthly Archives: August 2014

Spotlight on hydro as barriers block salmon

MINI green energy schemes may pose a danger to struggling populations of wild salmon and trout by thwarting their journey upstream, according to pioneering new research. Matthew Newton, a scientist at Glasgow University, used state-of-the-art radio tagging technology in a … Continue reading

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Epic high Grampians walk produces windfall for River Dee Trust

An epic walk over some of Scotland’s most remote and testing terrain has now raised over £5,000 in support of the River Dee Trust. In June Trust Chairman Richard Gledson, together with Braemar and Crathie Parish Minister Reverend Kenneth Mackenzie … Continue reading

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Spring salmon protection explored

Scottish Government News Release Minister announces consultation to protect early-running spring salmon Options designed to take proactive action to protect the early-running spring salmon that are at particularly low levels across Scotland, will shortly be consulted on by the Scottish … Continue reading

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Mounting concern about underwater noise pollution harming marine wildlife

Marine wildlife is being killed, deformed, injured, traumatised and subjected to dangerous levels of stress by a crescendo of underwater noise from ships and offshore industry, scientists are warning. Whales, squid, fish, crabs and shellfish are all suffering from the … Continue reading

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Migrating Atlantic salmon findings published

Marine Scotland Science has published findings of a study looking at the behaviour of homeward migrating salmon in the ICES Journal of Marine Science. The study is part of a research programme, funded by the Scottish Government, which aims to … Continue reading

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New headquarters for Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries

A landmark building in Ardgay has been acquired by Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries as its new office headquarters.  Located right in the centre of the village, the building formerly housed the Alladale Stores and the European Nature Trust (for those … Continue reading

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