IFM position statement | Atlantic Salmon in Crisis
Atlantic salmon, the king of fish, is in crisis, close to extinction in some rivers and in need of urgent action. We are at a crisis point and, identical to the sewage and farming pollution crisis – two of the many causes of salmon decline – it unfortunately requires intensive campaigning to help governments understand the importance, urgency and their obligations.
The Institute of Fisheries Management (IFM) have written to the Fisheries Ministers of England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland to ask them what they are doing to prevent the possible extinction of salmon from their rivers, and to reverse the decline.
The full IFM statement can be viewed below, alongside a podcast looking at the issue.