A new assessment reveals that carbon-rich seabed habitats are continuing to decline on the west coast of Scotland, prompting calls for urgent action by the Our Seas coalition.
‘The coast that shaped the world’ is an innovative three-year project that plans to collect your stories and memories and put them at the heart of rediscovering just exactly why this amazing corner of the world is so special. The project spans the west coast of Scotland from Arran and Kintyre in the south to Wester Ross and Lewis in the north.
Some of the 48,834 fish which Mowi have confirmed to have escaped after the farm became detached from its sea bed anchors have been washed ashore at beaches on Arran and Carradale and some have already been caught by anglers in rivers across Loch Lomond, Ayrshire, Clyde and Argyll.
The Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST) opened Scotland’s first Marine Protected Area Visitor Centre in Lamlash in 2018. Since opening, the centre has been known as The Octopus Centre and it has come their attention that this can sometimes be misleading.