Posts Tagged ‘Community’

 

Rural communities and visitor pressures

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

John Muir Trust’s new visitor management report lays bare tourism dilemma for rural communities, as Highlands prepares for summer influx. Scotland’s scenery is one of our most valuable assets and…

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Funding for community marine surveys

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

St Kilda Jellyfish ©NatureScot/George Stoyle A new fund has been launched to help communities and local groups get involved in surveys and monitoring of Scotland’s seabed and coastlines. The Community…

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Seaweed Cultivation in Scotland: A Guide

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

By Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust (SIFT) Over the last 18 months there has been a rapid increase in interest in seaweed cultivation in Scotland’s inshore waters. Licence applications have been…

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Lochaline Native Oyster Project launches

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

On the Sound of Mull, founding Coastal Communities Network member – the Community Association of Lochs and Sounds – has launched its own native oyster reintroduction project at Lochaline, via…

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Involve local groups in protecting biodiversity

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Edinburgh declaration calls on leaders to work far more closely with communities to protect biodiversity. The worldwide effort to combat critical levels of biodiversity loss will fail without far greater…

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Giving teeth to marine protected areas

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Pair trawling is when two ships travel in parallel several hundred metres apart towing a huge net which indiscriminately scoops up marine animals in its path. Our planet’s oceans are…

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