Posts Tagged ‘Community’

 

A local view helps the fight for the ocean

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

A local view helps fight the effects of climate change on the ocean, says this article from The Conversation. In 2011, a marine heatwave hit the west coast of Australia leading…

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FFI: Scotland’s kelp forests

Friday, December 28th, 2018

As we move towards the end of 2018, here’s a look back at one of the biggest community campaigns of the year – protecting Scotland’s kelp forests – and the…

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Calum Duncan: Oceans need protection

Monday, December 17th, 2018

From the air we breathe to the food we eat, Scotland needs oceans full of life. Yet they are struggling. With the tide of ocean plastics awareness, resistance to mechanically…

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SCA: Coastal communities keep their kelp

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

                      Kelp forest at Loch Laxford © George Stoyle – SNH Flickr   Scottish Community Alliance (SCA) is a network of national networks, all of which have community-based memberships.  The…

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CCN Statement: Salmon Farming in Scotland

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Coastal Communities Network members welcome the findings published this week in the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee report on Salmon Farming in Scotland. The Coastal Communities Network (CCN) has been...
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Learning Exchange Part 2: Visiting the VMR

Friday, November 23rd, 2018
By Annabel Lawrence, Caolas In early November 2018, Coastal Communities Network members Community Association of Lochs and Sounds (CAOLAS) – a community group based around Loch Sunart and the Sound...
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SEPA launch salmon farming sector shake-up plan

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Scottish Fish Farm Image © SEPA A press release announcing their new Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan and public consultation was published by SEPA on 7th November 2018, headlined: "Scottish salmon...
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