the average sea surface salinity of the world’ s seas and oceans during the period 2011-2018 / ICM-CSIC.
“These included a specimen of the rare ‘Crusty Nautilus’ Allonautilus scrobiculatus, found in a drawer labelled ‘miscellaneous’ which is now on display with several other interesting mollusc specimens in The Gallery of the Sir Duncan Rice Library until June this year.” Assistant Curator, Hannah Clarke
large quantities of plastic – transported by rivers, the air and shipping- can now be found in the Arctic Ocean.
Salmon Scotland, the trade body representing Scotland’s salmon producers has set up a reporting mechanism for people to report waste, regardless of the source.
The measures include managing fish stocks, discarded catches, reducing unwanted catches (seabirds, marine mammals) and introducing mandatory Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM).
“There’s no reason why the Scapa Flow MSPA should prevent important sustainable development in the Flow” Councillor John Ross Scott
It was a story that in the winter of 1942 would set the printed presses rolling from its beginnings in Orkney, south to Edinburgh and onwards to London.
The research found that of the 184 species assessed, 62% are listed as threatened: 39 are Critically Endangered, 32 are Endangered, and 43 are Vulnerable.
“Your catch is worthless if you are not coming home with it.” Derek Cardno, Marine Safety and Training Officer at the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation
A robotic boat has been used for the first time to survey fish populations around oil platforms in the North Sea.