Following Philip’s appointment this past month as a United Nations Food Systems Champion for the world’s first Food Systems Summit, we talk fish and travel the globe from the USA to the UK and from the Artic to Asia, to understand how our world is being impacted by humanity and how it has never been more urgent to call for systemic change.
When I look back over three decades of progress on the way we treat animals, it has been heartening to see how attitudes and understanding have evolved to insist on better treatment....
26 March, 2021
There is nothing welfare-friendly or sustainable about confining wild, migratory species like salmon on intensive fish farms. It is yet another aspect of factory farming which needs to end for our health, for our animals and our environment – https://philiplymbery.com/if-fish-had-fur/
In this age of pandemic, climate and biodiversity emergency, Philip explores how it has never been more important to raise awareness of the role wild animals and plants play in the life support systems of our planet – https://philiplymbery.com/for-the-love-of-life/
The Scottish salmon farming industry is rife with fish welfare issues and serious environmental problems. At current production levels sea lice infestation and disease are out of control, causing fish suffering on an alarming scale and threatening wild fish populations. Compassion in World Farming has launched an open letter to the Scottish government, urgently calling for a moratorium on the expansion of the industry, with a view to phasing out intensive salmon farming.