The Coast of Scotland
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The National Trust for Scotland
A vital conservation charity protecting Scotland's coast, wilderness, wildlife and countryside for the good of all. Funded largely by donations, membership is very affordable, comes with a raft of benefits and supports their work.
Coastal Regions of Scotland
Whether camping, touring or looking for a chalet or lodge Haven sites have all amenities on site leaving you free to just explore the coast by day and relax in the evening.
Last call for nature fund applicants
Budding applicants are being encouraged to submit ambitious ideas to improve habitats, safeguard species and tackle the causes of biodiversity loss in the final weeks of the latest round of the Biodiversity Challenge Fund.
Call for poetry inspired by Tentsmuir nature reserve
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is calling on poets to show their love of nature by writing verses inspired by Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve.
MRV Alba na Mara 0120A – latest news
The annual underwater television Nephrops research survey neither started on the 6th January 2020 nor worked on the west coast, despite the survey plan. The vessel was initially storm bound in Fraserburgh for three days and once out of the harbour the 5m+ swell along the north coast meant the vessel couldn’t reach the west... The post MRV Alba na Mara 0120A – […]
MRV Scotia 0120S – latest news
Here we go again! Like every January for the past 20+ years, our group set off on the Scotia from Leith to collect flat fish, mud, and more recently microplastics. This year, we will remain along the coast whilst having a fair distance to travel (see map below). Alongside the usual sampling sites we also... The post MRV Scotia 0120S – latest news appeared first on Marine […]
Vacancy: Fishery Assistant, closing date 11 February
Salary: £19314 – £21482 Location: Fraserburgh Hours: Around 37.00 per week Closing Date: 11 February 2020 at midnight Reference: IRC80014E Employment Type: Permanent Employee We are currently seeking applications for a Fishery Assistant within the Marine Scotland based in Fraserburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will […]
Endangered skate movements revealed
An online resource for tracking the movements of some of the largest and rarest creatures in British waters has been expanded.
Vacancy: Marine Planning Policy Officer, closing date 11 February
Salary: B2 – £29,759 – £34,087 Location: Glasgow Hours: Around 37.00 per week Closing Date: 11 February 2020 at midnight Reference: IRC74997E Employment Type: Permanent Employee We are currently seeking applications for a Marine Planning Policy Officer within the Marine Scotland based in Glasgow or Edinburgh. This is a permanent and […]
New ocean-inspired music to mark Year of Coasts and Waters
Scotland’s unique marine environment will be celebrated in a special performance at Celtic Connections to mark the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020.