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If you want to get in depth analysis and news from around the rivers you can view through our high definition watercam network, there's no better place than here. Find reports relevant to each camera location and read what our expert contributors have to say.

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Usan Coastal Nets

added: 2nd Mar 2014

Mixed Stocks Fisheries. The Lairds of our Coast and wild salmon. Breath-taking arrogance, unsustainable, out-of-date, and cause for international censure.

After years... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

AST/IBIS Stocking Conference

added: 1st Dec 2013

The role of the AST blog is to give comments on or flavour to AST's activities. I hope our readers will appreciate that its purpose is only to give brief descriptive overview of the stocking conference,... Continue reading

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Mixed stocks netting

added: 19th Oct 2013

Scottish east coast Salmon and the Usan Mixed Stocks Fishery

A mixed stocks fishery confirmed

Marine Scotland’s South Esk Tracking Project is designed... Continue reading

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Rivers In Between

added: 22nd Sep 2013

Scottish Rivers regularly in the news such as the Tay, Dee and North and South Esks, of which all except the North Esk are EU designated Special Areas of Conservation(SACs), may draw attention... Continue reading

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AST AT HOME AND ABROAD

added: 5th Sep 2013

Atlantic Salmon Trust

September 2013 Newsletter

A Busy Autumn Ahead

AST’s interest in promoting alternative technologies for salmon farming... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

Economies of truth & salmon farming

added: 25th Aug 2013

Who do you trust? World class science? Callender McDowell, the organ grinder for salmon farming, or the SSPO, the body that represents the Norwegian... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

New technologies must save wild salmon & sea trout

added: 19th Aug 2013

What is the future of salmon farming?

Here is some updated thinking on the subject of this currently unsustainable industry.

AST's long term vision for salmon farming... Continue reading

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Global Salmon Farming

added: 19th Aug 2013

The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) has been launched "with a commitment to sustainable salmon farming"

A group of companies purporting to represent 70% of the global... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

AST Work Plan 2013-15

added: 22nd Jun 2013

INTRODUCTION

This paper sets out the AST’s current and future work plans under its three Pillars approach.The AST’s primary role is to encourage scientific... Continue reading

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A milestone in the human diet

added: 22nd Jun 2013

Protein at any price?

"The world quietly reached a milestone in the evolution of human diet"

You might have thought that there should be widespread... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

Freshwater Mussels

added: 7th May 2013

My friend, Fred Woodward, wrote 'The Scottish Pearl in Peril in its World Context' which was published by Diehard in 1993 (ISBN 0 946230 27 7) and, although currently out of print, is in my view the best... Continue reading

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Oceans, Coasts & Rivers

added: 25th Mar 2013

Tony Andrews explains the thinking behind the new AST strategy:

Following the ground breaking SALSEA project, AST has refreshed its strategy to encompass the whole lives of... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

Reintroducing beavers: A mistake?

added: 24th Mar 2013

Beaver introductions: some personal thoughts.

Tony Andrews, who is chairman of the South Esk Catchment Management Partnership and Chief Executive of the Atlantic Salmon Trust,... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

New Season Old issues

added: 27th Feb 2013

The South Esk is centre stage in Scottish salmon fishery politics - yet again. The decision of the Scottish Government to revoke the licence for Usan Fisheries to fish in September, increasing... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

CC SALMON FARMING

added: 16th Jan 2013

Close Containment: the plot thickens!

The speed of development of the Close Containment argument is most encouraging.

In August 2011 Professor Ken Whelan, AST Research Director,... Continue reading

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Atlantic Salmon Trust at the EC

added: 15th Jan 2013

AST at the European Commission

Last week the AST team were in Brussels to meet officials in DG Mare – the department responsible for European seas – and DG Environment – the... Continue reading

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Salmon Farms

added: 13th Jan 2013

AST & Aquaculture

For people who missed the flurry of articles on Sunday 13/1/2013, here are the links:

"Anti-aquaculture body ‘aiding fish farm... Continue reading

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AST 2012 Review

added: 5th Jan 2013

Atlantic Salmon Trust

End of year review 2012

People have asked me recently, “What do you think is the actual state of wild Atlantic salmon stocks?”

While... Continue reading

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Mixed stocks: the beginning of the end?

added: 20th Dec 2012

The decision by the Westminster Government to end drift netting for salmon and sea trout by 2022, and to phase out all T & J nets that are exploiting salmon from unknown rivers of origin, where populations... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

Reducing damage to wild salmon & sea trout

added: 17th Oct 2012

Salmon farming Workshop

at

The Wilfred Carter Atlantic Salmon Interpretive Centre, Chamcook, New Brunswick.

10 & 11 October 2012

Tony Andrews... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

Conversations in New Brunswick

added: 9th Oct 2012

St Andrews,NB, Canada October 2012

Melfort Campbell and Tony Andrews, AST’s Chairman and CEO, are in New Brunswick, discussing alternative ways of farming salmon to the destructive and unsustainable... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

How can we increase numbers of returning salmon?

added: 9th Oct 2012

"HELP US TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LIVES OF SALMON AT SEA", ATLANTIC SALMON TRUST ASKS EU PELAGIC FISHERMEN

Professor Ken Whelan, AST’s Director of Research, has asked representatives... Continue reading

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The Annan Fishing School

added: 27th Sep 2012

Anthony Steel, who lives at Kirkwood on the banks of the River Annan, is a long standing Friend and supporter of the Atlantic Salmon Trust and this post is to ask whether any of our readers would be interested... Continue reading

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How can we help salmon at sea?

added: 19th Sep 2012

SALMON AT SEA. WHAT CAN WE DO TO IMPROVE SURVIVAL RATES?

Introduction – why AST is asking the EU sponsored Pelagic RAC to help?

Recent research has shown conclusively that, during the part... Continue reading

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AST news update

added: 17th Sep 2012

AST Autumn news

If you have had a chance to look at the new AST policy on the website (see Home Page www.atlanticsalmontrust.org ) you may have recognised that the focus of our work has changed radically.... Continue reading

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Rivers: Avon (Central), Severn, Teme

Abstraction Restrictions

added: 19th Apr 2012

The Environment Agency have requested our assistance by calling in any abstraction or irrigation going on in the red restricted catchments, see the map on our web site http://severnriverstrust.com/2012/04/important-notice-abstraction-restrictions/).... Continue reading

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After SALSEA & Ocean Silver the real work starts

added: 20th Feb 2012

The Ocean Silver Conference probably raised more questions than it answered. The most common point made by conference participants was "OK, we've seen the problems at sea. Now, what are we going to... Continue reading

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Rivers: Avon (Central), Severn, Teme

Severn Fisheries Conference

added: 21st Nov 2011

Thanks to everyone who came along to the conference.

A full report, including Pod Casts from the speakers cen be seen on our web site.

HERE

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Country-wide: UK

Ocean Silver: Lives of Atlantic salmon at sea

added: 28th Sep 2011

'OCEAN SILVER'

The AST's conference is about what happens to our salmon in the Atlantic Ocean - where their food is plentiful & where it is scarce, where salmon go to... Continue reading

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Country-wide: UK

AST - champion of wild salmon & sea trout

added: 22nd Sep 2011

Introducing the Atlantic Salmon Trust

Founded in 1967 at a time of crisis for the survival of Atlantic salmon, the Atlantic Salmon Trust has devoted its entire resources during the last 45 years... Continue reading

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Rivers: Avon (Central), Severn, Teme

River Severn Conference

added: 22nd Sep 2011

Sponsored by the

Severn Rivers Trust

Saturday 19th November 2011

The Valley Hotel, Buildwas Road,

Ironbridge, Shropshire, TF8 7DW

[b]THE SEVERN

[i]“Your... Continue reading

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Rivers: Avon (Central), Severn, Teme

SRT Launch Passport Pilot

added: 27th Jul 2011

The Severn Rivers Trust have launched a pilot of their passport scheme on four fishing beats along the River Cain.

Take a look at our Fisheries Web Site for more... Continue reading

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Rivers: Avon (Central), Severn, Teme

Tight Lines

added: 14th Jun 2011

For all those starting a new season on rivers in the Severn catchment we wish you all the best on the 16th.

Don't forget to visit our web site for regular information about rivers in the catchment and to join our Facebook group.

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Rivers: Avon (Central), Severn, Teme

SEVERN FISHERIES CONFERENCE

added: 29th May 2011

Saturday 19th November 2011

The Valley Hotel, Ironbridge, Shropshire

Is the Severn a shadow of its former self?

This is advance notice of this important conference organised by the Severn... Continue reading

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