Archive for October, 2012

Finning film too graphic for TV

Finning film too graphic for TV

A film which provides a shocking reminder of the cruelty of shark finning has been deemed unsuitable for broadcasting on television. Watch it from midnight 30/10/12 at www.bite-back.com and make your own mind up and remember it’s not shocking enough in reality for the EU, they continue to allow it.   This image comes from […]

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Finning film too graphic for TV

Finning film too graphic for TV

A film which provides a shocking reminder of the cruelty of shark finning has been deemed unsuitable for broadcasting on television. Watch it from midnight tonight at www.bite-back.com and make your own mind up and remember it’s not shocking enough in reality for the EU, they continue to allow it.   This image comes from […]

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Nature of Scotland Awards

Nature of Scotland Awards

The Nature of Scotland Awards recognizes and rewards those who are making a real difference to the conservation of Scotland’s beautiful landscapes and unique wildlife. The 2013 awards are open for entries on the 14th November 2012. There are eight categories to enter, each identifying a different area of nature conservation: Marine Conservation; Sustainable Development; […]

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Fishing Focus Autumn 2012

Fishing Focus Autumn 2012

Fishing Focus is a marine fisheries newsletter published by Defra and the Marine Management Organisation. The latest copy (Autumn 2012)  can be found here.

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Nature of Scotland Awards

Nature of Scotland Awards

The Nature of Scotland Awards recognizes and rewards those who are making a real difference to the conservation of Scotland’s beautiful landscapes and unique wildlife. The 2013 awards are open for entries on the 14th November 2012. There are eight categories to enter, each identifying a different area of nature conservation: Marine Conservation; Sustainable Development; […]

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Little Fish Big Impact

Little Fish Big Impact

Extract from ScienceDaily (Oct. 25, 2012) — In a Perspectives article published online in the Oct. 26 issue of the journal Science, Dr. Ellen K. Pikitch, executive director of the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science and professor at Stony Brook University, cautions against continuing traditional fisheries management. Commenting on a study published in the same […]

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Aquaculture and Fisheries Bill–call for evidence

Aquaculture and Fisheries Bill–call for evidence

The management of wild and farmed fisheries in Scotland is set to be reformed by the Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Bill. The legislation proposes a number of significant changes to the management of farmed and wild fisheries. The Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee is calling for the public’s view on the impact of […]

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Solway Firth Partnership Conference and AGM 2012

Solway Firth Partnership Conference and AGM 2012

Friday 16 NovemberEasterbrook Hall, Dumfries The Solway Firth Partnership Conference and AGM will be held on Friday 16 November at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries. John Thomson, Convenor of Southern Uplands Partnership, will provide the keynote address and the programme will include information about a wide range of coastal and marine initiatives  relevant to the local area. […]

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