The Marine Plan would be an overarching plan spanning all the other pieces of legislation and guidance affecting Orkney’s waters
The ‘Scapa Flow Aquaculture Water Quality Impact Modelling Assessment’ has been designed to improve understanding of the water quality impacts arising from existing and proposed fish farms in Scapa Flow.
This year 10-15 places at Heriot-Watt’s International Centre for Island Technology (ICIT) in Orkney have been funded by the Scottish Funding Council.
the sea pangolin, is the first species at risk of extinction due to potential deep sea mining by humans.
The application also seeks to use Slice and ‘sea lice bath treatments Azamethiphos, Cypermethrin and Deltamethrin.’
Research into its impact on the marine environment and its regulation has not kept apace with the rapid growth – that is about to change.
An application has been made for a licence to dredge for wild kelp in shallow waters on the West Coast of Scotland