Environment

1,000 fish found dead in County Tyrone pollution incident 1,000 fish found dead in County Tyrone pollution incident

The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) have confirmed that about 1,000 fish, mostly trout, have been found dead in the Oona River near Dungannon, County Tyrone, UK.

22 April 2014

Catastrophic fish kill in Nevada Lake Catastrophic fish kill in Nevada Lake

Scientists seek cause of a catastrophic fish kill after more than 100,000 stocked fish such as trout, bass and catfish have died over the past month in a popular man-made Sparks Marina Lake in Nevada, USA.

20 January 2014

Clearing watercourses could impact fish stocks and wildlife Clearing watercourses could impact fish stocks and wildlife

Farmers in seven areas of the UK will now be allowed to clear rivers and ditches in a bid to prevent them flooding farmland.

31 October 2013

Common Black Dragonfish Common Black Dragonfish

Black Dragonfish - our brief, plain speaking guide to this deep-sea predator fish.

22 October 2013

Cowdray Estate fined for thousands of fish deaths Cowdray Estate fined for thousands of fish deaths

The Cowdray Estate has been ordered to pay £5,000 fine and more than £10,000 costs for polluting a West Sussex tributary, killing 4,000 fish.

11 October 2013

Fish in the River Kennet may be ill-equipped for winter Fish in the River Kennet may be ill-equipped for winter

All fish in the river Kennet may be ill-equipped for winter following pesticide pollution in July 2013.

09 October 2013

Fly-tipping site transformed into fishery Fly-tipping site transformed into fishery

Rhyl Cut, a former dumping ground in Denbighshire, UK, is transformed into a community fishery and recreation area.

07 October 2013

SITA Trust funds improvements to rivers in Wales SITA Trust funds improvements to rivers in Wales

SITA Trust grants £118,000 to the Severn Rivers Trust to provide environmental benefits to the River Severn catchment.

04 October 2013

Health of oceans is deteriorating fast Health of oceans is deteriorating fast

IPSO report says that the health of the oceans is deteriorating faster than had previously been thought.

03 October 2013

Is it time for the otter to be controlled? Is it time for the otter to be controlled?

One of the great conservation success stories! Otters, a native species brought back from the brink of extinction in the UK, threaten native fish stocks.

01 October 2013