Tag: deep sea

Decision-making about Scotland’s deep sea is a democratic blind-spot

15 Apr 2015

How we manage our deep seas and offshore fisheries are vital questions for Scotland’s future. And yet democratic opportunities for public feedback are few and far between. Our blog explores the problem and suggests a few solutions… Within 12 nautical miles of Scotland’s coastline are Scotland’s territorial waters, our inshore. But our Scottish Government also has executively […]

Action on deep sea trawling in Scottish waters

05 Nov 2014

Scotland continues to be on political centre stage, and it’s not just our constitutional prospects under review – the future of our deep sea heritage is being urgently discussed… Campaigners from Scotland and across Europe are currently urging people to sign a petition asking the UK government to consider new regulations to better protect the deep sea in Scottish and UK waters. To […]

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