Fish farmers in Scotland killing estimated 2,000 seals a year

Campaigners warn legislation to protect seals is “no where near tight enough” as industry initiative attempts to find alternatives to shooting

Major retailers and animal welfare groups, including Sainsburys and the RSPCA, are to attempt to end the killing of seals by the salmon industry.

Seals are a problem for fish farms as they can damage nets and release salmon, potentially damaging the wild populations.

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