Posts Tagged ‘Protection’

 

‘Saving Scotland’s Giant Skate’ Film

Monday, August 30th, 2021

Saving Scotland’s Giant Skate: Project MediaClick the image to watch! The flapper skate (Dipturus intermedius) is a critically endangered species with numbers greatly reduced from what they once were. The…

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Scottish Parliament fails on Nature Emergency

Friday, November 20th, 2020

Despite a wide-ranging debate showing the Scottish Parliament’s increasing concern for nature, it misses a vital opportunity to declare a Nature Emergency. RSPB Scotland has described the outcome of the…

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Guest Blog: Ecosystem Based Management

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Image: The Argyll Coast and Islands Hope Spot In this guest blog for CCN, Peter Hume explains the idea behind Ecosystem Based Management (EBM) and presents the results of research…

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FFI: When is an MPA not an MPA?

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

A recent paper on the effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in northern Europe (“Elevated trawling inside protected areas undermines conservation outcomes in a global fishing hot spot”) reveals that…

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Calum Duncan: Oceans need protection

Monday, December 17th, 2018

From the air we breathe to the food we eat, Scotland needs oceans full of life. Yet they are struggling. With the tide of ocean plastics awareness, resistance to mechanically…

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