Posts Tagged ‘Kelp’

 

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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16,000 year old Kelp found off Scotland

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Scientists have discovered kelp off the coast of Scotland, Ireland and France that has survived since the last ice age, around 16,000 years ago. Experts from Heriot-Watt University’s Orkney campus…

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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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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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November CCN Newsletter Published!

Monday, November 26th, 2018
Image © Pete Bicheno The latest edition of the CCN newsletter is here!  And this month there's a brand new feature.  Each month a CCN group will be featured via...
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Review of seaweed harvesting announced

Sunday, November 25th, 2018
Kelp Forest Loch Laxford © GeorgeStoyle_SNHFlickr A review of the regulations around the harvesting of seaweed in Scottish waters has been announced by the government. Concerns had been raised about...
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