Drop-in sessions take place at the Lambaness centre on Friday 1 February from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 18:00 to 20:00. All are welcome.
“The biggest negative effect” was “on the crustacean abundance and richness.” SEPA Fish Farm Report
“Scottish salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments which increases the now substantial weight of scientific evidence that the existing approaches do not adequately protect marine life.”
Hesta Windfarm Would Be A “Blight On The Landscape”
“The Hesta appeal decision has the potential for a major adverse effect on the landscape of South Ronaldsay”, Steve Sankey
‘Your Kirkwall’ to Shape Future of Orkney’s Capital
Kirkwall’s future development will now be shaped by Your Kirkwall which was fully backed by Orkney Islands Council on Tuesday 9th of October.
Environmental Objections But Fish Farm Gets Approved
Despite “the potential negative effects of sea lice spreading from the salmon farm to wild sea trout populations in Scapa Flow”.
Has Orkney Had Enough of Wind Farms?
Orkney produces more than 100% of its energy requirements through renewables – mostly wind
Golf Course Development on Coul Links to be Reviewed by Scottish Government
“An independent reporter will now consider all the evidence relating to this case and provide a recommendation to Ministers who will make the final decision.”
Building Projects Should Promote Active Lifestyles
“Local planning departments are storing up massive problems in terms of congestion, air pollution and inactivity by building car-dependence into new housing developments.”
Coul Links: Ramsar status; the UK government has failed in it’s obligations.
I’d like to highlight the environmental protections that should have had much more prominence.
The Coul Links saga shows councillors lack of respect for local opinion
“Money cannot mitigate the destruction of natural habitat. “