Posts Tagged ‘Policy’

 

Chilean salmon farmers to clean seabed

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Chilean lawmakers are seeking to amend existing legislation to safeguard water conditions in the country’s salmon farming heartland. Failure to comply will result in suspensions. The country’s politicians have approved…

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UK MPs urge protection treaty for seas

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

A new global agreement to protect the seas should be a priority for the government to stop our seas becoming a “sewer”, according to a cross-party group of MPs. Plastic…

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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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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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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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