Archive for the Tag 'Scottish salmon'

New poll shows the UK public wants salmon without seal killings

Today, the Seal Protection Action Group (SPAG) and International Animal Rescue (IAR) have released the results of a new poll revealing that the majority of the UK public wants better protection for UK seals and for retailers to stop buying salmon from producers that shoot them. The poll, conducted by YouGov (17-20th July) revealed that […]

Scottish Salmon Producers want secrecy over seal killings

The Seal Protection Action Group (SPAG) condemns attempts by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) to undermine attempts to protect seal populations under proposals in the Scottish Marine Bill. In a document submitted to the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee the SSPO also calls for provisions to be included to ‘protect the health and welfare […]

Saving Scotland’s Seals – Campaign Update

On Tuesday 24th November, the Seal Protection Action Group along with coalition members targeted the Scottish Government dressed as seals. The aim of our protest was to call for an immediate and comprehensive ban on the deliberate killing of seals by Scottish salmon producers and other fisheries interests in Scotland and the United Kingdom. An […]

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