Marine

The LINK Marine Group vision is of healthy, well-managed seas, where wildlife and coastal communities flourish and ecosystems are protected, connected and thriving.

The Marine Group members are listed below.

Our vision is of healthy, well-managed seas, where wildlife and coastal communities flourish and ecosystems are protected, connected and thriving.

This work stream is supported by grants from the John Ellerman Foundation and the William Grant Foundation from April 2021.

We are grateful to the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, the John Ellerman Foundation, the Tay Charitable Trust, the Marine Conservation Society and WWF Scotland for financial support of our marine work since 2007.

Convener

Calum Duncan (Marine Conservation Society)

Vice Convener

Sarah Dolman (Whale and Dolphin Conservation)

Staff Liaison

Fanny Royanez

Group Objectives

The Marine Group is working to recover Scotland’s Seas. LINK’s Marine Policy and Engagement Officer is Fanny Royanez.  Please also see their campaign website Savescottishseas

 

Latest News

Protecting marine mammals around Scottish aquaculture farms

09 Apr 2021

Scotland’s salmon farming industry has been the focus of much attention over the last few years, and most recent developments have focused around its impact on marine mammals. In 2020, LINK welcomed the introduction of the Animals and Wildlife (Scotland) Act, which included a ban on licensed shooting of seals to protect farmed salmon within […]

Whale and Dolphin Conservation’s Goodbye Bycatch campaign – what have we achieved and what’s next?

06 Apr 2021

        A blog by Julia Pix, WDC communications manager and Goodbye Bycatch campaign manager Thank you to everyone who’s got involved with our campaign to stop dolphins, porpoises and whales dying in fishing gear in UK seas to put fish and shellfish on our plates. We’ve loved seeing all your support on social media and […]

Ocean recovery in 2021 and beyond

19 Jan 2021

Our Ocean Recovery Plan charts a course to ensure that by 2030 the curve of ocean decline has been reversed and Scotland’s ocean ecosystems are on a path of recovery, able to support the fight against climate change. As we step into 2021 seeking a brighter future, nothing short of transformative change will deliver the scale of recovery needed.

Latest Outputs

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Save Scottish Seas

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