Posts Tagged ‘Scotland’

 

Fight for Scotland’s Nature

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Time is running out for Scotland to deal with ‘toothless’ laws that will protect our precious environment as the UK finally exits the EU in just over a month’s time,…

Read More...
 

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…

Read More...
 

Fish Farm objection for Wester Ross MPA

Thursday, November 5th, 2020

Maerl © Graham Saunders/NatureScot Flickr A conservation charity has objected to a planned fish farm in a marine protected area in the Highlands – the Wester Ross MPA. The Scottish…

Read More...
 

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…

Read More...
 

New deep sea Marine Protected Area

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

Europe’s largest Marine Protected Area (MPA) has been announced by Natural Environment Minister Mairi Gougeon. The new MPA, off the West of Scotland, will give additional protections to some of…

Read More...
 

Open Seas: West Shetland Shelf MPA

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Scotland’s Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been in the news recently following a Greenpeace investigation claiming the Government allows these areas to be exploited by some of the largest trawlers…

Read More...