Tag: fishing

US and UK Citizens Worse for Plastic Use

Plastic is in the news again. Unsurprisingly, the UK is one of the worst for plastic. There is currently a lot of focus on single use plastics, which is great, but are we missing something? I’ve talked before of how plastic shouldn’t be in… Continue Reading “US and UK Citizens Worse for Plastic Use”

Marine Protected Areas: Smoke and mirrors?

We’ve probably heard about Marine Protected Areas (MPA), areas where marine life is legally but not physically protected. What people mean by MPA’s can vary, it can be a nursery ground to allow fish to spawn, it can be a no take zone where… Continue Reading “Marine Protected Areas: Smoke and mirrors?”

Gazing at Gannets

This spring around 150,000 Northern Gannets return to the Bass Rock in the Firth of Forth, the island which is responsible for their scientific name Morus bassanus. Whilst most of us feel we “know” about gannets often we don’t appreciate quite how impressive they… Continue Reading “Gazing at Gannets”

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