Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn
The vast majority of seabirds in the north-east Atlantic are likely to have eaten plastic due to the growing problem of materials dumped at sea, a report by a team of Highlands-based researchers has warned.
Islands MSP suggests ‘motorhome levy’ for campervan tourists
An MSP has suggested to the Scottish Government that they should consider a ‘motorhome levy’ to help Scotland’s island communities deal with the vast increase in the use of the vehicles by holidaymakers.
Atlantis to seek backing to extend tidal energy project
Tidal energy firm Atlantis Resources is to call on the UK government to open talks on support to enable it to press the button on the next stage of its world-leading MeyGen project in the Pentland Firth.