Posts Tagged ‘Community’

 

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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Designating MPAs may have unseen political effects

Thursday, October 18th, 2018
The designation and management of MPAs is frequently not representative, often marginalising local or indigenous people, details this article from The Conversation. Zones of ocean known as Marine Protected Areas...
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Sea, Soul and Society at Sea Scotland 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018
People from across Scotland came together in Kinghorn, Fife for the annual Sea Scotland conference on 20-21st June. This year, delegates explored the involvement of young people and communities in...
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Big company plan to harvest kelp makes waves

Thursday, September 6th, 2018
Ailsa McLellan dons her wellies and waterproofs and heads to the seaweed-covered shoreline near her home in Leckmelm outside Ullapool. Around her, there is nothing for company but the mountainous...
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