November 24th 2017: Wearing his Save Our Seals Fund sou´wester John Robins has been trying to get the Scottish Government to publish details of what chemicals and medicines salmon have been exposed to prior to escaping into the wild from Scottish salmon farms. The Government collects the information but does not make it public alongside other details of escape incidents.
Maurice Golden MSP took it up with the Cabinet Secretary with responsibility for aquaculture and it looks like his intervention has done the trick.
You can read his question and the answer given by Fergus Ewing. Full details here:
November 18th 2017: Animal Concern Advice Line has called on the Government of Jordan to cancel a huge cull of street dogs.
At least 1,000 dogs have been killed by poison or shooting in the last four weeks.
You can read the ACAL e-mail and learn more about the slaughter of dogs in Jordan on the website of an activist in that country. Full details here:
October 31st 2017: Wearing his Save Our Seals Fund sou´wester on a wet and windy Halloween John Robins has condemned the University of the Highlands and Islands for teaching students to kill seals. Read more about that in The Sun newspaper. Full details here:
Link leads to thescottishsun.co.uk. Checked and working as of October 31st 2017