30thAugust 2022

Two Basking Fish of the West Highland summer

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In this Scotland’s Nature blog post (August 29, 2022) Roddy Maclean shares his enthusiasm for two amazing summer visitors to our waters. He explores the gaelic names of both of these gentle giants of the sea – the basking shark and the sunfish. This post is also available in Gaelic.

23rdAugust 2022

#Source2Sea Week of Action: 3-11 September 2022

23.08.22|Categories: Events, Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Keep Scotland Beautiful are organising a #Source2Sea Week of Action from 3-11 September 2022. They are encouraging everyone to take action along a waterway near them to prevent litter ending up in the sea. Follow the link to find out more, plus resources for schools and families. This Upstream battle programme [...]

10thMay 2022

Marine Conservation Society resources

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Explore our colourful corner of the ocean and the marine wildlife found here in the UK with the Biodiversity lesson. Find out more about humans' impact on our seas in Threats to the ocean, and how they could be key to fighting the impacts of climate change in Climate change and the ocean. Find [...]

10thMarch 2022

Ocean Biodiversity Lesson for Secondary

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The North East Atlantic is home to incredibly diverse marine habitats and species. The Marine Conservation Society’s brand-new Biodiversity lesson plan for ages 14-16 explores some of these key habitats, the creatures living there, and how these important ecosystems are interlinked.

16thFebruary 2022

Stories of the Scottish coast and coastal change

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The Young Academy of Scotland (YAS) have developed a fantastic interactive map of the Scottish Coast. This shares stories, art work and media about particular places on the coast. This has included collaboration with the Open University, Edinburgh University and NatureScot. Check out these coastal  National Nature Reserves (NNRs): Forvie [...]