Atlantic Puffins were found to be most affected by the issue, with 67% of the species’ nests including plastic.
The Crofting Commission have produced an informative leaflet to educate visitors about crofting and encouraging them to be considerate of the environment and local communities during their stay.
“The normal that we are being driven towards is a numbing of the horror of the scale of deaths.”
“July the Twenty-fifth……………An emerald sea……Rippling….”
Why should we bother tackling the issue of invasive species?
“When we see something beyond our expectations, local patches of brain tissue generate small ‘atoms’ of positive affect, “Edward Vessel
“Jim visited the Tomb of the Eagles at Isbister Farm in South Ronaldsay, where, in the Visitor Centre, he was given eagle talons from the cairn to hold, and he thought….”These talons flew.””
The first synthetic polymer was invented in 1869 by John Wesley Hyatt, who was inspired by a New York firm’s offer of $10,000 for anyone who could provide a substitute for ivory.
“The Sparrer that thinks it’s a Hawk!”
“I regard this as a once in a generation opportunity, a transformational project that would deliver a major boost for our local economy – creating jobs and business opportunities throughout our islands.” James Stockan, Leader OIC