SEPA have recently released a new draft sector plan for the Aquaculture sector. The draft plan outlines enhanced standards for organic waste and a strengthened approach for licensing medicines. The plan also details strengthened monitoring and assessment processes and a more comprehensive approach to ensuring fish farm operators comply with all these requirements. A consultation […]
Click on the PDF below to see the latest newsletter from the EMFF Project “Engaging the Fishing Industry in Marine Environmental Survey & Monitoring”. This is the first newsletter about the project, which has been running since 2017, and explains the work done by fishers and scientists this year to contribute to MPA monitoring. Click […]
Zero Waste Scotland and Marine Scotland recently announced that £1m of funding is now available for innovative projects in marine plastics capture, collection and recovery. Expressions of interest from small and medium sized enterprises are welcome for potential projects until Friday 16th November. More information is available at: https://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/content/funding-turn-tide-marine-plastics.
Please read the following notice for information regarding planned cable survey work taking place from the 20th November for approximately 11 days around the Carradale Arran corridor – Carradale Arran NtM Surveys
There will be two drop-in consultation events to learn about the Ardrossan Harbour Project. The events will be held on the 23rd October in Brodick and on the 24th October in Ardrossan. Please click to view the poster for more details on these events.
Please read the following notice for information regarding planned cable survey work taking place from the 12th November for approximately 6 days around Campeltown and Sandbank Craigend – Clyde Argyll Cable Inspections NtM_ Oct 2018_CMP (2)
Carpet sea-squirt (Didemnum vexillum) is an invasive non-native marine animal thought to be originally from Japan. It is now known to be in the UK and can compete with native species for space. This can lead to smothering of shellfish and other immobile species. Marine Scotland and partners have produced an information sheet to increase […]
The second FSC Millport Research Symposium, taking place on Saturday 13th October, will showcase talks and posters across a range of topics, including marine and coastal research, conservation and wildlife, educational projects and more; across the Firth of Clyde and further afield. The symposium is open to all: from Higher Education students or staff, conservationists, researchers, rangers, […]
Please read the notice below for information on surveys being undertaken between Kerrylamont Bay on Bute and Bell Bay on Great Cumbrae. Work will commence on the 25/09/2018 and is planned to continue over the following 7 days. Bute Cumbrae CB0144 NtM Survey – September 2018_CMP
The Marine Conservation Society annual Great British Beach Clean is taking place this year from the 14th-17th September. This is the biggest beach clean and survey in the UK and by taking part you can help clean up your local beach and gather data to contribute to positive action to reduce marine litter. Take a look at […]