On Fish Farms by Mowi

The Reality of Salmon Farm Fish Escapes Marine Harvest, now renamed Mowi Some Data and some Thoughts! By Sally Campbell What is wrong with caged farmed salmon escaping into the wild? Surely this is a good thing? No more cruelty – they will help supplement the progressive loss of wild salmon populations and recreational fishermen …

Is it time to stop climbing mountains? Obsession with reaching summits is a modern invention

By Dawn Hollis, published in The Conversation, 21st August 2020. Dawn Hollis is a Research Fellow, School of Classics, University of St Andrews. Featured image: Engraving from John Chardin’s Travels into Persia and the East Indies, 1686, showing Mount Ararat, Turkey As a historian of mountains in Europe, I have been struck by the environmental …

Make Space for Nature

Arran’s local MSP Kenneth Gibson reports on a new Scottish Natural Heritage initiative Make Space for Nature As lockdown measures ease, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is encouraging folk to make space for nature. Lockdown saw an increase in the number of people visiting the outdoors to enjoy the natural environment and stay healthy. Of 1,000 …

Eco Savvy events and ARG news

Eco Savvy Events in September and an update on the ARG recovery draft plan On Tuesday 8th September from 6 – 8 pm there is a Black Lives & Climate Justice Workshop – The Scottish Communities Climate Action Network (SCCAN) are holding this interactive workshop and therefore we will be taking a break from our …