16th March 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Surveys using local information from fishers have been used to better understand marine life in and around Scotland’s network of Marine Protected Areas.
15th March 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Sea Angling Diary Project which is funded by the Scottish Government, UK Government and devolved governments of Wales and Northern Ireland, is encouraging 2,000 sea anglers to sign up to a free mobile app to record their fishing activity and catches.
12th March 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Updated guidance has been published for anglers to understand what the new Coronavirus restrictions mean for them.
11th March 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
This week we not only celebrate British Science Week but International Women’s Day too, so this is a great opportunity to point you to an interesting article co-authored by our colleague, physical oceanographer and Scientist-in-Charge, Dr Berit Rabe.
8th March 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Today is International Women’s Day – a global day to celebrate the achievements of women, and we are thrilled to highlight some of the achievements of the women that lead and play an important part in Marine Scotland’s success.
5th March 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
To celebrate British Science Week 2021 Marine Scotland has produced some new videos to put the spotlight on the importance of our seas, oceans and freshwaters. So join us to learn more about the seas and climate change and to find out what it’s like working in the lab. These talks are suitable for Secondary 2 to 6 pupils.
18th February 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Scottish Inshore Fisheries Integrated Data System (SIFIDS) project, funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and administered by the Scottish Government saw more than 130 vessel skippers in 43 ports around Scotland host research trips, have tracking and/or scanning devices installed, take part in surveys and contribute significantly to equipment and software development.
9th February 2021 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.
8th February 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
An assessment of Shetland scallop was the focus of the Marine Research Vessel Alba na Mara’s most recent survey.
5th February 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Applications are now available for a new £6.45 million funding scheme for fishers and small aquaculture businesses impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and EU Exit.