“Scottish salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments which increases the now substantial weight of scientific evidence that the existing approaches do not adequately protect marine life.”
Orkney’s Straw House
Topped with a turf roof adorned with wild flowers and an ever watchful cat Nick Morrison’s Orkney Straw House in Orphir overlooks Scapa Flow.
Hesta Windfarm Would Be A “Blight On The Landscape”
“The Hesta appeal decision has the potential for a major adverse effect on the landscape of South Ronaldsay”, Steve Sankey
Orkney Islands Marine Planning Partnership
” The pilot will demonstrate the effective implementation of a new way of doing business, with decisions to lease seabed assets around Orkney (to 12 nautical miles) taken within the local community through a robust local democratic process.”
Scottish Greens Conference Opposes Kelp Dredging
“If the Scottish Government give the go ahead to the destructive process it would devastate the biodiversity which kelp forests supports.”
Plugged-In Households: Electric Car Hire for Housing Association Residents
Residents will be able to hire electric cars when they are needed.
4.2 million Waste Tyres in Scotland Every Year
In Scotland there are no facilities specifically developed for the purpose of recovering or repurposing waste tyres.
London is Sinking
The earliest recorded embankment raising was in 1879 and again in the 30’s yet again when the Thames barrier was installed.
Worries Over Cuts to Funding for the Environment
“The Committee remains particularly concerned about the long-term impact of the decline in the research budget and the decline in the budget of SNH and Marine Scotland over recent years, and the impact of this on delivering key environmental, economic and health outcomes. “
‘Your Kirkwall’ to Shape Future of Orkney’s Capital
Kirkwall’s future development will now be shaped by Your Kirkwall which was fully backed by Orkney Islands Council on Tuesday 9th of October.