Promoting the sustainable management of Scotland’s inshore waters so that they provide the maximum long term socio-economic benefits to all Scotland’s coastal communities.More about SIFT
Scotland’s kelp forests are facing an alarming new threat: mechanical dredging. We must protect Scotland’s kelp forests from industrial-scale harvesting.
With increasing evidence of the unsustainable trapping of Scottish wrasse for use as ‘cleaner fish’ by the aquaculture industry, SIFT is pushing for a sustainable and properly regulated wrasse fishery.
This morning Scottish Ministers set out options for the future of all Scotland’s fisheries in their Scottish Sea Fisheries National Discussion Paper, which will form the basis for an open consultation through to 7th June 2019.
Today Holyrood debated the future of the Scottish salmon farming industry, and the issues it faces, including the impact of the use of wrasse and other cleaner fish
Holyrood today approved protections for wild kelp as part of the Crown Estate Scotland Bill, which passed at Stage Three this afternoon