UNBLOCK UK RIVERS TO SAVE FISH SAY SCIENTISTS

O IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL, SALMON HAVE DISAPPEARED FROM ALL BUT A HANDFUL OF RIVERS.

TO SAVE OUR FISH, WE MUST FIRST FIND WAYS TO UNBLOCK UKS RIVERS, SAY SCIENTISTS

Increasing numbers of dams, weirs, sluices and other barriers built in rivers over the past 200 years are, they say, fragmenting waterways, isolating habitats and weakening wildlife populations.

Near the mouth of the River Afan in Port Talbot, south Wales, a pair of seagulls were to be seen last week pecking in a leisurely way at a dead salmon lying on a gravel bank. It was an unusual sight. Salmon are rarely found...

THIS IS AN AGGREGATED SUMMARY. READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Article ID: 312815 Date: 1st September, 2019 Social Shares: 162
Meta: Complete Last Checked: Never

Social Shares:

  • 51 shares when found, 1st September, 2019.
  • 63 shares 0 d, 07 hrs later.
  • 65 shares 0 d, 11 hrs later.
  • 88 shares 0 d, 15 hrs later.
  • 115 shares 0 d, 19 hrs later.
  • 132 shares 0 d, 23 hrs later.
  • 143 shares 1 d, 05 hrs later.
  • 145 shares 1 d, 11 hrs later.
  • 162 shares 1 d, 23 hrs later, 3rd September, 2019.
  • Facebook (161)

WILD SALMON STOCKS HIT 'LOWEST LEVEL' ON RECORD AFTER DISASTROUS SEASON ON SCOTLAND'S PRIME RIVERS


Fisheries Management Scotland said official figures to be released by the Scottish Government on Wednesday would confirm that Atlantic salmon are at a crisis point ... READ MORE

26th April, 2019 10

CANADA'S SALMON HOLD THE KEY TO SAVING ITS KILLER WHALES


Desperate efforts to save the whales - and the Chinook salmon on which they depend - risk fishing communities losing a way of life... READ MORE

12th November, 2018 1164

GUARDIAN.CO.UK EGYPTIAN COURT SENTENCES 183 MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD SUPPORTERS TO DEATH 1 HR AGO


In all these places, the people fishing with mosquito nets tend to be those without boats or even tackle, often women and children, the most dispossessed... READ MORE

24th January, 2015 10256

WE SHOULD BE OUTRAGED BY EUROPE SLAUGHTERING SEA LIFE IN THE NAME OF 'SCIENCE'


Pulse trawling, as the technique is known, uses electricity to flush flatfish or shrimp out of the sediments in which they hide... READ MORE

9th February, 2015 7398

GUARDIAN.CO.UK EGYPTIAN COURT SENTENCES 183 MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD SUPPORTERS TO DEATH 1 HR AGO


In all these places, the people fishing with mosquito nets tend to be those without boats or even tackle, often women and children, the most dispossessed... READ MORE

24th January, 2015 4618

NEW YORK'S BEST SMOKED FISH SECRETLY ALL COMES FROM ONE PLACE


Photographer Evan Ortiz BloombergAppearance 8Texture 6Melt In Mouthness 6Taste 5Total 25Notes This tastes like standard smoked salmon, Krader said... READ MORE

7th January, 2017 4225

RAINBOW TROUT CAN NOW BE CALLED SALMON IN CHINA


Rainbow trout are freshwater fish whereas salmon are born in freshwater but then live much of their lives in saltwater... READ MORE

14th August, 2018 2249

ORCA MOTHER GRIEVING FOR DEAD CALF INSPIRES PUSH TO SAVE DYING PODS


With each Chinook salmon they catch, they poison themselves a bit more pollution in the Pacific accumulates at the top of the food pyramid... READ MORE

9th August, 2018 2016

SALMON FARMERS 'PUT WILD FISH AT RISK' IN FIGHT TO KILL OFF SEA LICE


As a result wild wrasse are being caught in pots and shipped to Scotland to tackle sea-lice infestations... READ MORE

11th June, 2017 1766

ENGLAND'S BEAVERS ALLOWED TO STAY IN THE WILD


The beavers of the River Otter are the first breeding population in the English countryside for hundreds of years... READ MORE

28th January, 2015 1634

KAMCHATKA HOME TO RUSSIAN VERSION OF ALASKA IDITAROD FRETS OVER GROWTH


A black market for Kamchatka falcons fetches 50,000 per bird in the Persian Gulf nations, Mr.Rafanov said... READ MORE

5th April, 2015 1593

INDIA FORMS COALITION IN KASHMIR


The fishermen's gillnets, stretching for miles across the sea, have long been a lethal threat to the vaquita, which become entangled in them and die... READ MORE

1st March, 2015 1534

ENORMOUS 20-STONE CATFISH CAUGHT WITH FISHING ROD IN ITALY AFTER 40-MINUTE BOAT BATTLE


Enormous 20-stone catfish caught with fishing rod in Italy after 40-minute boat battle... READ MORE

26th February, 2015 863

ALBANIA FLOODS MADE WORSE BY DEFORESTATION, PRIME MINISTER SAYS


Albania floods made worse by deforestation, prime minister says... READ MORE

5th February, 2015 525

CANNABIS FARMING IN CALIFORNIA USING SO MUCH WATER IT COULD WIPE OUT SALMON POPULATION, BIOLOGISTS WARN


The recovery plan covers 40 genetically related populations of coho salmon and includes the Eel, Klamath, Smith, Chetco and Rogue river basins... READ MORE

5th October, 2014 513

CONSERVATIONISTS CALL FOR PROSECUTION OF WHALE SHARK RIDERS


Two other cases of people appearing to ride on whale sharks earlier this month in California were also caught on camera... READ MORE

21st June, 2015 315

JUST 97 OF THE 'WORLD'S CUTEST' SEA MAMMALS REMAIN


This is the last chance to save the vaquita, it's make or break time and every single day counts, said Greenpeace's cetaceans campaigner, Richard Page... READ MORE

27th November, 2014 290

MAN DRESSES UP IN FULL BEAR COSTUME TO HARASS BEAR AND HER TWO CUBS


A crowd had gathered at the riverbed to watch the female bear teach her two cubs how to fish for salmon... READ MORE

14th August, 2015 234

PACIFIC SALMON SURPRISING ANGLERS IN IRISH RIVERS


Inland Fisheries Ireland IFI said the appearance of the species is a concern because of the impact it could have on Ireland's Atlantic salmon... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 205

FISHERMAN LANDS A 13-FOOT SHARK - USING A HAND LINE


It comes after a spate of deadly shark attacks in Western Australia in recent years... READ MORE

24th March, 2015 86


IMPORTANT TERMS OF USE & DISCLAIMER INFORMATION:

Daily Digital News provides public access to an archive of historical news articles from many popular news sources. Daily Digital News provides keyword searchable summaries, and links, to news articles that were originally publically accessible, and all news articles presented on dailydigitalnews.com were initially freely available to the general public. Daily Digital News does not claim any copyright ownership of the aggregated content on this website. Aggregated news content as well as photographs or images presented on dailydigitalnews.com may be subject to copyright, and the use made here is consistent with the principles of limited use for research and education. Daily Digital News takes advantage of unique web-crawling technologies and algorithms. This includes the use of Watson Natural Language Understanding and TextRazor (www.textrazor.com) as well as other open source technologies. Daily Digital News operates this website on a not for profit basis. No income, revenue, remuneration, or profit of any kind has been made as a result of providing this website to the public. Use of this website is at the user's own discretion. Daily Digital News exercises no control over the use made of this website and accepts no liability to users or resources in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with this website. Full Terms & Conditions