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Campaigners are calling for an immediate ban on Acoustic Deterrent Devices (ADDs) used on salmon farms - sign a petition online here.
Read via Sunday Herald: "Revealed: Scottish Government bid to exempt salmon farming from US seal-killing ban" (25 March 2018)
The RSPCA earn ca. £1 million per year by accrediting Scottish salmon farms via their RSPCA Assured scheme - with 70% of Scottish salmon farming production now RSPCA Assured. Shamefully, the RSPCA standards sanction the killing of seals. Read more via "Carry on killing says RSPCA" and Herald: "RSPCA attacked for fresh support for Scots seal shooting to protect salmon"
Scotland's #1 salmon farming company, Marine Harvest, is also one of Scottish salmon farming's leading seal killers with over 100 seals killed 2011. All Marine Harvest's salmon farming production is accredited by RSPCA Assured. Read more via "RSPCA in firing line over Marine Harvest's seal-killing
spree in Scotland - 118 seals killed by Marine Harvest's RSPCA Assured farms since 2011" and Seal Killing Data 2011-2017: Scottish Government Seal Licensing Returns
Loch Duart is one of Scottish salmon farming's leading killer of seals with a dozen seals killed during 2017 with at least 90 killed since 2011. Read more via "Loch Duart - The (Really Not Very) Sustainable Salmon Company" and Seal Killing Data 2011-2017: Scottish Government Seal Licensing Returns
The Scottish Salmon Company killed 7 seals in 2017 - with 140 seals killed between 2011 and 2017. Watch a video report via "The Scottish Seal Killers (aka The Scottish Salmon Company)" and read via Seal Killing Data 2011-2017: Scottish Government Seal Licensing Returns