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Working to protect wild fish and their waters

Working to protect wild fish and their waters

Reversing the decline of wild fish populations

WildFish is the only independent charity in the UK campaigning for wild fish and their environment. We receive no government money and rely on the donations of our supporters.

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Smart citizen science

A new report published today by WildFish evidences the increasing value of high-resolution citizen science in driving better protection for the freshwater environment: our rivers, lakes and streams.  SmartRivers is the highest tier of invertebrate…
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Why WildFish campaigns to end open-net salmon farming

Our focus on ending salmon farming in Scotland is sometimes the subject of question – what is the link between farmed salmon, a...
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SmartRivers reveals worrying loss of riverfly species in Windermere

A new report published today by WildFish and Save Windermere reveals that the health of every single river sampled in the Winde...
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2023: a record-breaking year for global climate change

Tuesday 9 January 2024. The date that scientists confirmed 2023 as the hottest year since temperature records began (Fig.1). Fu...
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Environment groups call out Soil Association’s ‘organic’ standard

More than 30 Scottish community groups, UK NGOs and international campaigning organisations have joined forces in calling on th...
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SmartRivers: volunteer-led river data

SmartRivers volunteers are our lifeblood. With nearly 300 volunteers trained so far, it’s their passion and commitment that kee...
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Esso and South West Water profit from over-abstraction on the River Avon

From recent investigations, South West Water estimates that it over-abstracts (when the amount of water removed from a water bo...
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The Crisis

Wild fish are facing their biggest challenge. Freshwater is in crisis and rivers are dying. The habit wild fish depend on is being destroyed before our eyes.

Our Mission

Our mission is to reverse the decline of wild fish populations and their habitats.

The Team

Our dedicated team fight to protect wild fish and safeguard their habitats.

It’s time to take salmon off the menu.

Salmon has become one of the most popular dishes in restaurants and at home, but its popularity has come at a cost for the environment, fish welfare and the health of the planet. Join us and let’s take farmed salmon #Offthetable

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“The toxic pressures on our waterways have never been greater. Change has to come and WildFish are leading the way”

Matthew Wright