Posts Tagged ‘Restoration’

 

FFI Scotland Marine Restoration Internship

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Fauna & Flora International is offering a paid internship for a three-month period from October to December 2021, based at FFI’s office space in Edinburgh, Scotland. Salary: Circa £18,000 Pro…

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Seagrass Harvest Open Day at Loch Craignish!

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Community snorkelers and volunteers marked a milestone in Scottish inshore marine habitat restoration in mid-August by harvesting and planting seagrass in Loch Craignish. Over 60 snorkellers and volunteers from the…

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Cleaning up sea loch to bring wildlife back

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Image © Seawilding For most gardeners, the fiddly task of sowing seeds is eventually rewarded by seeing the fruits of their labours blossom and grow. But for pioneering volunteers involved…

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Oysters returned to the Firth of Clyde

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

Some 1,300 oysters have been returned to the Firth of Clyde amid efforts to bring the ‘ocean superheroes’ back from the brink of extinction.  Experts say native oysters  provide benefits to the…

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Lochaline Native Oyster Project launches

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

On the Sound of Mull, founding Coastal Communities Network member – the Community Association of Lochs and Sounds – has launched its own native oyster reintroduction project at Lochaline, via…

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Blue recovery: the role of Scotland’s seas

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

A blog by Esther Brooker, LINK Marine Policy and Engagement Officer, and Calum Duncan, Head of Conservation Scotland for the Marine Conservation Society. Our ocean remains in desperate need of…

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Restoring degraded oyster beds and reefs

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

When we think of mass habitat extinction, colourful, diverse and highly visible ecosystems such as tropical rain forests and coral reefs come to mind. Approximately half of global shallow water…

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Otter resurgence is going swimmingly

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Otter numbers are soaring in many of Scotland’s waterways following a sustained push to clean up the country’s rivers. Amateur wildlife photographer Ross Lawford, who is producing a new book…

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