“We’re also going to be the first country in the world to undertake a region-wide blue carbon audit, which will be carried out in the Orkney Islands maritime region.”
” The pilot will demonstrate the effective implementation of a new way of doing business, with decisions to lease seabed assets around Orkney (to 12 nautical miles) taken within the local community through a robust local democratic process.”
Kelp Forests absorb CO2 from the sea in similar fashion to terrestrial plants by photosynthesis.
The Blue Economy is broadly defined as what benefit we derive from sea based activities
Despite “the potential negative effects of sea lice spreading from the salmon farm to wild sea trout populations in Scapa Flow”.
An underwater inspection will take place later on today.
“I discovered snorkelling and did it every day,”
Orkney Islands Council is advertising on the Public Contracts Scotland website for a new tug.
On this day occurred the death in 1869 of John Elder, marine engineer and shipbuilder
Fascinating talk on the evolution of the Orkney Yole Originally they came from Norway in kit form for ease of transport and were assembled by local joiners