BROWN TROUT GENOME WILL HELP EXPLAIN SPECIES’ GENETIC SUPERPOWERS

September 13, 2019 | Post

Better conservation and management of fish stocks is on the horizon, after the completion of the brown trout reference genome by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and their collaborators. The genome will help settle a longstanding debate about whether the...

Report from the 2019 NASCO Meeting in Tromso, Norway

September 6, 2019 | Post

Dr. Nigel Milner represented the Institute at this years NASCO meeting which was held in Tromso, Norway on June 5th – 7th. Nigel gave a presentation titled “Practical Management of Atlantic Salmon Stocks in England and Wales using Biological Reference...

Close season on English rivers retained following public consultation

August 20, 2019 | Post

The Environment Agency has decided to retain the current coarse fishing close season on English rivers. The decision follows a detailed review of the evidence and responses provided to a public consultation which indicate that removing the close season would pose a...
MSc in Aquatic Conservation, Ecology and Restoration @ UCL

MSc in Aquatic Conservation, Ecology and Restoration @ UCL

June 19, 2019 | Post

The MSc in Aquatic Conservation, Ecology and Restoration based in the Department of Geography, University College London can be taken full-time over 1 year or on a part-time basis over 2 years. Plus Diploma and Certificate options are also available....

S&TC ask Sir David Attenborough to talk Salmon for IYS

March 22, 2019 | Post

In this International Year of the Salmon (IYS), S&TC asked Sir David Attenborough for his views on the need to protect all populations of wild salmon. The following video gives a very clear message to Governments across the Northern Hemisphere that they need to...