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Channel 4 News on Illegal Dredging in Wester Ross MPA

Alex Thomson’s piece on Channel 4 News shows how dredging damages not just its own target species, the scallop, but also the ancient pink mearl beds which can date back as far as the ice age. See the scallop shell sliced apart by the dredge in the photo above. Maerl, a pink coral like seaweed, is our equivalent of the Great

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Calling on Our MSP’s to examine the return of something like the 3 Mile Limit

This letter was sent on the 7th November to the REC Committee and other MSPs requesting they examine the merits of the return of the 3 mile limit or an equivalent –  following the Channel 4 News piece on the Wester Ross incident. (some text has been amended to protect individuals) Dear Edward and Gail, Sea Change

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Andy Jackson – Just Add Light To Water

When George Brown, Andy’s trusted dive buddy called to say Andy had died unexpectedly, it was not just a shock, it was incomprehensible. It is hard to come to terms with the loss of such a dedicated, talented, generous and big hearted storyteller of the underwater world – and grasp the fact that he is no longer with us. He was in

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