Save Scottish Seas

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Wildlife tourism firms join in plea for protection of Scotland’s seas

03 Aug 2012

A NUMBER of Scotland’s leading wildlife tourism businesses are calling on the Scottish Government to do more to protect and restore Scotland’s seas. Representatives of more than 20 organisations have sent a joint letter to Fergus Ewing, Scotland’s Minister for Tourism, highlighting the substantial economic benefits provided by the country’s most fragile ecosystems and demanding […]

Seasearch trips and book launch with the Marine Conservation Society

05 Jul 2012

MCS has been busy in June with two Seasearch trips and a book launch. On 15-18 June we surveyed new sites in outer Loch Linnhe, Sound of Mull, north Ardnamurchan and Muck, and recorded fireworks anemones, Celtic featherstars and northern sea fans across various sites. Most spectacular was a reef west of Elizabeth rock descending […]

Do auks get lost in the fog?

04 Jul 2012

It’s been almost a month since I last wrote a blog, with lots happening in the mean time. So far this season, we have ten tags back from shags on Colonsay.  This may not seem a lot when you consider we’ve been working every dry day for the last month, but it just shows how […]

Save marine life (except whales, birds and dolphins)

04 Jul 2012

Seabirds, whales and dolphins have been left out of new plans to protect marine species in Scotland, The Scotsman has learned. A new network of protected areas at sea is to be created by the Scottish Government following a commitment made in the landmark Marine (Scotland) Act 2010.

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