30th August 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Scotland is well known for our diverse flora and fauna, both on land and in the sea. Some of the most iconic species seen around our coasts are seals. Scotland is home to around a third of the world population of grey seals and around 5% of the world population of harbour seals.
19th August 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Our science colleagues joined with JNCC recently to conduct a monitoring trip of the West Shetland Shelf Marine Protected Area.
8th August 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The vast majority of people in Scotland believe offshore wind has a vital role to play in Scotland’s future, according to a recent study.
30th June 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Blue carbon experts have been successful in their bids for funding following the launch of the Blue Carbon International Policy Challenge (BCIPC)
22nd June 2022 by MS Communications
We have published a new independent report, providing insights on the real life experiences, challenges and opportunities of women working in the Scottish fishing industry
30th May 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Marine Scotland directorate of the Scottish Government currently has two consultations open as part of the 10-year Future Fisheries Management Strategy to deliver on sustainable fisheries management in Scotland. Stakeholders have until 7 June 2022 to share their views on fishing activities and electronic monitoring activity in Scotland’s waters through the respective Future Catching...
20th May 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Invasive non-native species (INNS) are plants and animals that have been introduced by humans, either deliberately or accidentally, from an area outside of their native range.
11th May 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
A locally-led fisheries management pilot for the Outer Hebrides is reporting positive impacts on fishing businesses and the environment in its first year, a new report reveals.
29th April 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has agreed to adopt a new Scottish-designed fishing technology as the new international standard for co-ordinated demersal fish population surveys in the North Sea.
21st April 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Scottish Government has launched the Blue Carbon International Policy Challenge (BCIPC) today with awards of £10,000 available for up to 5 projects.