January 2020

International Symposium on the Future of Atlantic Salmon – January 2020

The Six Rivers Project hosted a second International Symposium on the Future of the Atlantic Salmon on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd September 2021.
The conference, held in Reykjavik, brought c leading experts from Iceland, Norway, Finland, the UK, Ireland and
Canada to discuss the alarming decline in the North Atlantic Salmon population which has fallen to one-quarter of its 1970s level. The conference discussed the scientific community’s current understanding of the potential causes of this decline and conservation strategies that can help bring this species back from the edge of extinction.