MS Communications

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What it’s like to be a woman in the Scottish fishing industry

22nd June 2022

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

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Resources to reduce river temperatures and protect Atlantic Salmon

16th September 2021

River temperature is a critical control on Atlantic salmon populations which are adapted to live in relatively cool water.

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Use of new technologies to better understand changes in oxygen levels in the North Sea

8th June 2021

The Scotland’s Marine Assessment 2020 portal provides a range of information on the health of our seas and how to determine the state of marine ecosystems. One example is the NERC-funded (Natural Environment Research Council) AlterEco project, which is an alternative framework to assess marine ecosystem functioning in shelf seas.

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Lets Talk MS

30th May 2021

Marine Ornithologist Rich Howells blogs about his experience of living with Multiple Sclerosis for World MS Day.

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Preparing for EU Exit

9th November 2020

A series of webinars are being organised to help seafood businesses prepare for changes to import and export processes for trade with the EU and Northern Ireland, that will come into effect from 1 January 2021.

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Data Lab MSc Placement Programme – Zooplankton Database

28th October 2020

Data Lab MSc Placement Programme in the Office of the Chief Scientific Advisor Marine Scotland focusing on moving historical zooplankton data to a database

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European Maritime and Fisheries Fund Letter

22nd October 2020

Scotland should receive at least £62 million annually in replacement of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) according to Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing. Mr Ewing raised the issue at an EU Exit Operations meeting last week and has now written to Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, George Eustice, seeking much…

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Sustainable Shipping for World Maritime Day

24th September 2020

What is MARPOL? MARPOL, or to give it its full title – the International Convention For The Prevention of Pollution From Ships – was first adopted by the International Maritime Organisation in 1973 after a spate of oil and chemical tanker incidents resulted in vast amounts of pollution being created in the world’s oceans. In…

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River Temperature Research

18th September 2020

Latest research and monitoring from Marine Scotland Science indicates that not only are many rivers now far too warm to support healthy growth of fish, but in some cases summer temperatures can reach levels that cause direct thermal stress.

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