More than 100 applications have been submitted to drill for new oil and gas in the North Sea, the BBC has reported.  A total of 115 bids have been received and the successful applicants will be announced later in 2023.     The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA), which regulates the sector, said a total […]

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The Scottish Wildlife Trust launched the Oceans of Value film on the 11th January 2023, which is now available on YouTube and Ecoflix.     Oceans of Value captures interviews with 26 local people in Orkney to unearth their values and relationship with the sea, how they have seen the marine environment change and how they would like to […]

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A record number of baby seals have been spotted on a five-mile stretch of coast in Norfolk, the Guardian has reported. A total of 3,796 seal pups have been born so far this winter, while 1,169 adults have been spotted by volunteers.     This year’s figure is almost double the count during the winter of […]

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