Posts Tagged ‘Community’

 

A Vision for National Marine Parks in Scotland

Thursday, June 10th, 2021

A new report, ‘Vision for National Marine Parks’ commissioned by Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE), reveals the extent that leaders in coastal communities are beginning to explore how community-led national marine…

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Oysters returned to the Firth of Clyde

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

Some 1,300 oysters have been returned to the Firth of Clyde amid efforts to bring the ‘ocean superheroes’ back from the brink of extinction.  Experts say native oysters  provide benefits to the…

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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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