Posts Tagged ‘Research’

 

Citizen Science Comes of Age

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Increasingly, scientists are relying on data gathered by volunteers to make their research happen. A team of seven scuba divers crawled along the seafloor in a shallow bay off Tasmania,…

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Minke whales recorded off east Scotland

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Minke whales have been recorded off Scotland’s east coast for the first time, scientists have said. Noises the animals make called pulse trains were detected in recordings taken by a…

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Farmed Salmon Disease Prevention Research

Friday, January 11th, 2019

A major research initiative is to be launched to help understand and prevent diseases affecting farmed salmon – including sea lice and gill health conditions. Tens of millions of pounds…

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SEPA launch salmon farming sector shake-up plan

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Scottish Fish Farm Image © SEPA A press release announcing their new Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan and public consultation was published by SEPA on 7th November 2018, headlined: "Scottish salmon...
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Blue Carbon forum launched

Monday, November 5th, 2018
A new research programme will measure the ability of Scotland’s marine environment to store carbon dioxide and mitigate against the effects of climate change. It will be driven by the...
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Listening to the Baltic Sea Harbour Porpoise

Monday, October 22nd, 2018
      Baltic Sea Harbour Porpoise image © Ecomare/Salko de Wolf Den Hoorn Texel, Wikipedia By tracking the echolocation clicks of the endangered Baltic Sea harbour porpoise population, scientists have discovered...
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£1.5m put into new vessel tracking systems

Monday, October 8th, 2018
New technology will help ensure inshore fishermen are fishing in a sustainable way, following £1.5 million funding for vessel tracking devices, the Scottish government has said. The joint funding from...
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