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The Great Wind Debate

In Scotland over the last few weeks there has been a fair amount of controversy over four wind farms due to be constructed on the East coast of Scotland. These wind farms were...

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Fighting Their Corner: Save the Seagull

Perhaps one of the most overlooked and neglected iconic species of the British Isles, is the Herring gull (Larus argentatus).  They provide the soundtrack to the seaside and are featured soaring in the...

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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...

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Shooting seals on the seashore

It is currently rather miserable weather and not the time that many humans will take to the beach. Happily this coincides with the grey seal “pupping” season where they haul out onto beaches...

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Taiji Dolphin Slaughter Continues

Once again it is the “dolphin season” where a number of Japanese fishermen (dolphinmen?) head out in search of dolphins. If you don’t know the story by now then let me explain. A...

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Japan to resume whaling

In a move that was all too predictable, Japan has announced it’s decision to continue whaling in the Antarctic. This is in direct violation of the UN’s International Court of Justice ruling in...

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