Marine Scotland

  • Monitoring plastic beach litter

    21st September 2021 by

    Beaches in the north east of Scotland were up to six times cleaner between 2019 and 2020 compared to previous surveys in the area, a new scientific paper has found.

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  • Sustainable Shipping for World Maritime Day

    24th September 2020 by

    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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