One of the easiest ways anyone with a garden, or a balcony, can support wildlife is to sow a mixture of wildflowers.
Funding For Sustainable Farming Equipment
Support is focussed on low emission slurry spreading equipment and slurry store covers that are proven to reduce harmful ammonia emissions and reduce adverse impacts on water quality resulting from the storage and spreading of livestock slurry and digestate.
“Many of the powers to drive action on the climate crisis sit with local councils” #OICelection
“The councillors elected across Scotland in May will be in their position for for five of the eight years left in this vital decade for urgent and transformative action to avert climate breakdown” Friends of the Earth Scotland manifesto
‘The ground itself is kind, black butter’
Image credit Rosie Hopkins, taken at Portmoak Moss
SEPA’s Floodline Messaging Upgrade
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is set to upgrade its Floodline messaging system and incorporate other hazard notifications for communities and businesses across Scotland.
Emily’s Winning Orkney Message in a Bottle: #ClimateChange
primary and secondary school pupils across the islands have been producing artwork and stories to represent their hopes for a sustainable, climate-friendly future on their islands.
Fisheries Consultations on Scotland’s Rich and Diverse Seas
The measures include managing fish stocks, discarded catches, reducing unwanted catches (seabirds, marine mammals) and introducing mandatory Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM).
Nature of Scotland Awards 2022
The Awards celebrate “the inspirational people, projects, groups and organisations working hard to protect Scotland’s precious environment.”
Our Beautiful World: The Rose-Veiled Fairy Wrasse
Despite only just being described, the Rose-Veiled Fairy Wrasse is already being exploited through the aquarium hobbyist trade.
Orkney Nature Youth Forum: Introduction Event
Orkney Nature Youth Forum online introduction event on the 10 March at 6.30pm.