Tag: COAST

Concerns grow for Arran’s wild salmon after fish farm escape
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Concerns grow for Arran’s wild salmon after fish farm escape

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.

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Have your say on new name for Octopus Centre

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.

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Arran plays its part in global climate strikes

Supported by Arran Eco Savvy and held at the Community of Arran Seabed Trust’s (COAST) Octopus Centre in Lamlash, more than 31 people joined the strike to show their solidarity with others from across the world.

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Marine life revival in Lamlash Bay

Marine life has returned at dramatic levels in the Lamlash Bay No Take Zone since it has been closed to fishing, a new study from the University of York has found.

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COAST host coffee morning

The coffee mornings help support COAST’s marine conservation efforts and they also provide like-minded individuals with an opportunity to meet and enjoy the social interaction, with an added attraction of delicious home baking.

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Howard highlights the heyday of Clyde fishing

Howard Wood, co-founder of COAST (Community of Arran Seabed Trust) was the guest speaker at the Arran Historical Society when he spoke to members about the history of fishing around Arran and in the Clyde.

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The coast that shaped the world

A project which will develop a website, app and programme of digital exhibitions along the west coast of Scotland has been awarded funding of more than £350,000.