“I would urge any young person or group in our island communities to jump in, have your say and be part of something bigger!”
You can now experience collections from across Scotland’s islands by visiting online museums as part of the Between Islands Project.
With climate change now driving rapid sea-level rise, the team says the effects will not always be as simple as a forced human retreat from coasts.
Young people living in rural communities are being encouraged to sign up for the Young Rural Change Makers Programme, focused on leadership and enterprise skills, being, run by the Rural Youth Project.
“Being a small island nation has been an advantage” to be able to “think innovatively and be more flexible”. The Faroes used what they had and responded quickly taking their own independent decisions for their islands.
50% of the GDP of The Falklands is linked to trade with the EU through Fisheries and Agriculture.
“Maybe we will save this world after all.” Halfdan Ambrahamsen, Aeroe, Denmark
An exhibition featuring the work of artists in the Between The Islands project has opened with limited viewing at the Orkney Museum, Kirkwall.
How can it be that Scotland is considered to be too small to be an independent country when Nauru is considered viable?
“In a strange way, the constraints of lockdown have encouraged us to think innovatively about education and public engagement” Professor Frank Rennie, Lews Castle UHI