23rd November 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The annual meeting of the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) has concluded, with parties agreeing on a number of proposals.
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.
11th November 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Scottish Government surveyed wild capture fishers on Climate Change and its impact on fisheries.
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.
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.
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)
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.