Orkney Nature Youth Forum online introduction event on the 10 March at 6.30pm.
Streamline Add 2 EVs to Its Orkney Fleet
Streamline Shipping Group has introduced two Peugeot e-Experts to its fleet operating from its Kirkwall depot, where rapid chargers have been installed.
Fishing & Climate Change 4,000 Years Ago
Native American shell ring villages were coastal communities built around fishing.
Dire Warning About the Consequences of Inaction on Climate Change
“Failure to achieve climate resilient and sustainable development will result in a sub-optimal future for people and nature.” IPCC Working Group II Co-Chair Debra Roberts
‘Noise, Blazes and Mismatches: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern’
“Urban noise pollution, wildfires and phenological shifts – the three topics of this Frontiers report – are issues that highlight the urgent need to address the triple planetary crisis of climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss.”-Inger Andersen, Executive Director of UNEP
Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight and Buy Local
Orkney Fair Trade Group is inviting everyone to take up their challenge by posting videos and photos on social media, showing their favourite products and where they buy them.
Scapa Flow and North Orkney Designated Marine Special Protection Areas
“There’s no reason why the Scapa Flow MSPA should prevent important sustainable development in the Flow” Councillor John Ross Scott
That Was The Year That Was – 2021
“On the first of January 2021, Mike and I started a series for The Orkney News called ’One Day At A Time’. “
How Many Tree Species Are There?
“these findings highlight the vulnerability of global forest biodiversity to anthropogenic changes in land use and climate, which disproportionately threaten rare species and global tree richness.” Roberto Cazzolla Gatti
The Signal Crayfish: The Cost of Invasion
Invasive crustaceans –those introduced beyond their natural range– have been recognised as a severe threat with proven impacts on ecosystems, such as species extinction.