Posts Tagged ‘Islands’

 

Scottish Land Fund boost for Shetland

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
A Shetland community group planning to bring new employment, business start-up and tourism opportunities to its local area have received an award of £113,900 from the Scottish Land Fund. North...
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What History Gives, the Sea Steals

Thursday, May 24th, 2018
On a North Sea shore in Scotland, a group of archaeologists struggles to dig in a storm. The wind is so fierce it threatens to blow them over, and bursts...
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Ulva community ownership secured

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
                          By Zenit [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], from Wikimedia Commons The tiny island of Ulva will move into public ownership next month.  Binding contracts were concluded last week between...
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Success of Orkney’s V Notch Lobster Project

Saturday, April 14th, 2018
Orcadian fishermen have been V-notching lobsters for decades to make sure berried female lobsters are not landed - this article in The Orkney News explains why... A sustainable and responsible...
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A guillemot’s tale

Monday, April 2nd, 2018
by David Pickett, Flanders Moss NNR Reserve Manager I found a dead guillemot on Flanders yesterday. Odd really as it is a ocean going cliff nester. So why was it...
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