From 16th of July to 8th of August a huge citizen science butterfly count is taking place. Run by Butterfly Conservation the survey is an important source of data about our butterflies.
The cumulative total of positive Covid cases in Orkney is now at 143 as 2 new cases have been recorded.
A campaign is to be launched in Scotland over fears that our food security is under threat.
Some brighter skies possible in the afternoon across Orkney. Maximum temperature 14 °C.
88% of University of the Highlands and Islands respondents agreed they were able to access the resources they needed for their course during the pandemic,
The shipworm, a bivalve mollusc, can cause destruction to wooden ship hulls, wharves, and other submerged wooden structures.
“Now I’ll present some of the bits & pieces which are to be seen which are more peripheral, but still part of the place and what is happening there …..”
On 21/07/2021, PHS (Public Health Scotland) noted that no data has been received from the NHS Orkney laboratory since 19/07/2021. PHS are working with NHS Orkney to resolve this issue.
A mostly cloudy day, although Orkney may see a little brightness at times. Maximum temperature 14 °C.
“We do have bookings for further cruise ship calls into the county during August, September and October – however, we cannot confirm at this time, how many of those will go ahead.” Jim Buck