reLAKSation

26 Feb: reLAKSation no 1009

Trees first: According to the Ferret, NatureScot are concerned that this year there is an increased risk of damage to…

19 Feb: reLAKSation no 1008

Changing Markets: One of the environmental correspondents at the Guardian wrote about the new report from Changing Markets Foundation under…

12 Feb: reLAKSation no 1007

Not one salmon: Trond Hatland, representing the 25 salmon farming companies who have taken the Norwegian Government to court to…

05 Feb: reLAKSation no 1006

The whole story: The last issue of reLAKSation included a graph showing a correlation between a decline in west coast…

29 Jan: reLAKSation no 1005

Tired old argument: At the beginning of last December, news broke that pollution from car tyres washing into watercourses is…

22 Jan: reLAKSation no 1004

Introgression: The Norwegian website, Aquablogg, highlights an updated report from the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) that looks at…

15 Jan: reLAKSation no 1003

No difference: The demands of Christmas on my day-to-day work meant that I missed commenting on an article that appeared…

08 Jan: reLAKSation no 1002

Madness: The Daily Mail reported that it is now ILLEGAL (Their capitals) to leave the house in Scotland except for…

01 Jan: reLAKSation no 1001

Voyage of Discovery: On December 17th, 2020, Bernadette Jordan, the Canadian Minister for Fisheries tweeted that – ‘starting today, we…

18 Dec: reLAKSation no 1000

Reflections: Little did I know when in January 2000, I wrote my first e-mail commentary, that twenty-one years later, I…

11 Dec: reLAKSation no 999

TV or not TV: The BBC has again succumbed to lobbying from the anti-salmon farming angling lobby and featured the…

04 Dec: reLAKSation no 998

Still NO: In the last issue of reLAKSation, I highlighted a reply to a question posed by a member of…

27 Nov: reLAKSation no 997

NO. NO. NO: Watching the latest episode of the assault on the salmon farming industry filled me with despair. It…

20 Nov: reLAKSation no 996

REC Committee: Like many others, I watched the REC Committee with interest. I shall however wait for the meeting record…

13 Nov: reLAKSation no 995

Data Transparency:  According to the latest Scottish Parliament Business Bulletin, the next meeting of the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee…