Environment

A nice seaside town on the up A nice seaside town on the up

Brixham described as 'a nice seaside town on the up'

11 August 2016

Two men have been handed fines for poaching fish with gill nets on the River Tyne Two men have been handed fines for poaching fish with gill nets on the River Tyne

The Environment Agency caught the men using nets to trap the fish by their gills, which can be extremely damaging to fish stocks

16 May 2016

Concerns raised after limits are put on bass fishing Concerns raised after limits are put on bass fishing

FISHERMEN have given a mixed reception to new rules on catches of bass

14 January 2016

Sudden death of thousands of fish in Lake Cajititlan in Mexico

Hundreds of thousands of fish have been found dead in a lake in central Mexico and arguments are raging about who or what is to blame

15 September 2014

Catches of salmon on the River Tay drop to lowest levels for 50 years Catches of salmon on the River Tay drop to lowest levels for 50 years

With numbers of salmon falling across Scotland, the government should take action to protect depleted and fragile stocks

28 August 2014

Amazonian jellyfish invade Mersey canal
Amazonian jellyfish invade Mersey canal

The jellyfish are generally harmless to humans and pose no known threat to wildlife

31 July 2014

Fisheries to be poisoned to wipe out Black bullhead catfish Fisheries to be poisoned to wipe out Black bullhead catfish

Fisheries in England are to be poisoned in an attempt to kill an invasive species of Black bullhead catfish that is threatening native species

08 July 2014

Fish-eating spiders Fish-eating spiders

Scientists from Australia and Switzerland have discovered that a number of spider species catch and eat fish

25 June 2014

Anglers in Wales asked to release more fish to conserve stocks Anglers in Wales asked to release more fish to conserve stocks

Releasing more salmon and sea trout will enable more fish to migrate upstream to spawn and boost the population

24 June 2014

More than 1,000 crayfish released into river at Builth Wells More than 1,000 crayfish released into river at Builth Wells

White-clawed crayfish have been released into a river in Powys in a bid to "save the species from extinction".

12 May 2014