Posts Tagged ‘Marine’

 

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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Sir David Attenborough demands MSPs protect kelp

Friday, October 26th, 2018
                     Kelp Forest Image © Richard Shucksmith for SNH, Flickr Renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough has insisted it is “absolutely imperative” that action is taken to protect kelp in Scotland’s...
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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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Government to environmentally assess UK seas

Friday, October 12th, 2018
Defra prioritises post-Brexit fisheries plan and protection of UK’s coldwater reefs, promising data from environmental assessment of UK seas will be made publicly available online, explains this piece from The...
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Project seeks to boost rare pearl mussels

Friday, September 14th, 2018
A project in the Highlands is helping to spread freshwater pearl mussels to parts of rivers where the rare shellfish are currently not found. Poaching, loss of habitat and pollution...
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Why are beaked whales stranding again?

Monday, September 10th, 2018
             Cuvier’s beaked whale on Baleshare, North Uist, 10/8/2018 © Sarah Dolman/ WDC Since early August, a minimum of 38 Cuvier's beaked whales have stranded, dead, on the coasts of...
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