Online climate change map to safeguard Scottish salmon

A mapping tool that plots the impact of climate change on Scottish rivers has been developed by Scottish Government scientists and UK academics in an effort to help safeguard wild salmon. Water temperature is an important factor in the health of fish populations, so global warming could have serious consequences. Freshwater fisheries bring in more than £79 million a year to the Scottish economy, but fears have been raised that Scottish rivers could become less suitable for the fish in the future. Read more