Scottish Marine Energy Research Symposium 2023
7th December 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Registration is now open for the upcoming Scottish Marine Energy Research (ScotMER) symposium, which will run for three days from 31 January 2023.
COP27 blog series: Scotland keen to take actions to protect marine environment
18th November 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Results from a survey on ocean literacy commissioned as part of Understanding Ocean Literacy and Ocean Climate-related Behaviour Change in the UK published.
COP27 blog series: targeted tree planting provides a nature-based solution
16th November 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Scottish Wild Salmon Strategy aims to reverse the decline of wild salmon by tackling pressures such as changing river temperatures. Trees can reduce river temperatures by reducing the amount of sunlight reaching the water surface, much like natural parasols. By increasing the amount of woodland next to rivers it is possible to reduce some of the effects of climate change on river temperature.
COP27 blog series: fisheries and climate change
11th November 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Scottish Government surveyed wild capture fishers on Climate Change and its impact on fisheries.
COP27 blog series: celebrating Scottish seagrass science
10th November 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Project Seagrass examines the major ecological role that seagrasses play and how rethinking their conservation is critical to understanding their part in fighting the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss.
Joint monitoring of Scottish Marine Protected Areas
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.
International blue carbon partnerships awarded £10K
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)
Studying the critically endangered blue skate
16th March 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Our understanding of the distribution, behaviour and biology of the critically endangered blue skate has been greatly increased by recently published research.
Annual monitoring and sampling with Scotia
22nd December 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Marine Research Vessel (MRV) Scotia’s annual survey monitoring and sampling in the North Sea and the Faroe-Shetland Channel (FSC), has ended just in time for Christmas.
Last chance to take part in our fisheries and climate change survey
23rd November 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
UPDATE: The deadline to complete the survey has been extended to Tuesday 7 December. If you have an interest in Scottish fisheries and haven’t yet responded please complete the survey at https://bit.ly/ClimateFishScot There is one week left to take part in our survey to help us understand how ready the Scottish fishing sector is to…