Wednesday, October 20, 2021

£1.6m North Sea simulator unveiled in Scotland in bid to make operations safer

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A NORTH Sea simulator was unveiled in Scotland today in a bid to make working in the cold and dangerous waters safer and more efficient.The £1.6m simulation suite is aimed at decommissioning and renewable...

Sixty-five acres of ancient woodland secured as community woodland thanks to wind farm grant

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MORE than 65 acres (49 football pitches) of ancient woodland has been secured as a community woodland, focusing on outdoor learning for children - thanks to a grant from Banks Renewables and South Lanarkshire...
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Scottish Government announce community climate change programme

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THE Scottish Government have announced details of Scotland’s community climate change engagement programme ahead of COP26 in Glasgow next month.The programme will engage communities in the journey to net zero and encourage them to...

Scottish Opera tackles climate change in new show for Scottish schools

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SCOTTISH Opera are preparing to head out on a tour around Scottish primary schools to perform a new show about climate change.‘The Last Aliens’ is a newly commissioned production aimed at primary 5 to...
Scottish fishermen use app to reduce bycatch problem

Award for app that helps Scottish fishermen avoid catching unwanted fish

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An innovative app being used by Scottish fishermen to share real-time information with each other about the location of hotspots of unwanted fish has scooped a sustainability award.The Bycatch Avoidance Tool using Mapping (BATmap)...

University of Glasgow call for climate change researchers to take part in new competition

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RESEARCHER'S from the University of Glasgow and the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) have organised a competition calling for climate change researchers across the globe to take part.They are being encouraged to create...

Students push submit proposals for new urban village in Aberdeen

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PLANS for the creation of a new urban village in Aberdeen have been proposed by final year university architects.The village, is proposed to be created between the harbour and esplanade, in the area between...
Beaver in water - Scottish news

The number of beavers in Scotland has doubled in the last 3 years

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The BEAVER population in Scotland has rapidly grown to around 1000 rodents in the country.With territory numbers doubling to 251, the beavers are now spread out over Glen Isla to Dundee and Stirling, Forfar to...
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£3 million investment made into carbon negative company

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A SCOTTISH factory with the aim of producing carbon negative insulation for homes is to be created after a £3 million investment.The investment comes from Scottish National Investment Bank who will help IndiNature open...
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UN climate change report ‘crucial for the future of the planet’

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A LEADING climate scientist at a Scottish University has described a major climate change report published today as crucial for the future of the planet.Dr Michael Byrne is a lecturer in the School of...
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World’s first beer to protect giraffes will be served in pub set to open...

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A PUB is set to open in 2050 by a glasgow based brewery to raise awareness about the potential extinction of giraffes.The world's first and only beer to protect giraffes from extinction has been...
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Incredible images show entire “paralysed” fish clearly visible inside the body of a jellyfish

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INCREDIBLE images show an entire "paralysed" fish clearly visible inside the body of a compass jellyfish.Amateur photographer Ian Watkin, 52, captured the rare images while out walking his dog at Harlyn Bay in Padstow,...
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Glaciers reported to have melted enough to fill Olympic size pools

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GLACIERS and ice caps in two archipelagos have been losing billions of tonnes of ice as climate warms study shows.A team at The University of Edinburgh mapped data collected by the European Space Agency’s...
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Scots with private water supplies to be given free water by the government

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PEOPLE suffering from a reduced amount of water supplies will be offered free bottled water through the government.Following the recent wave of hot weather, people with reduced private water supplies will be offered free...
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Millions invested to build charging points for electric vehicles

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A SCOTTISH bank has invested millions into electric vehicles to help tackle the lack of charging infrastructure in Scotland.The Scottish National Investment Bank has invested £2 million into Forey to support its aim to...
Element 2 vehicles - scottish news

Company spends millions opening its first Scotland based refuelling station

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A HYDROGEN fuel specialist company will invest millions into opening up its first station based in Scotland.Element 2, a company that refuels vehicles with hydrogen is seeking a location in Bridge of Don in...
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Multiple Scottish lifeboat services respond to false alarm

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A SCOTTISH lifeboat station launched a lifeboat after reports of a person calling for help in nearby waters.Kyle of Lochalsh RNLI had to launch after being alerted to a call from the UK Coastguard...
Over grown Buchanan Castle | Scottish News

Magical images show Scots castle almost completely consumed by nature

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AN AIRCRAFT engineer has captured magical images of a Scots castle that has been almost completely consumed by nature.Derek Mccrimmon captured the jaw dropping photos of Buchanan Castle in Stirlingshire on Saturday showing the...
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Seal pups at risk of separation from their mothers on public beaches.

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A SCOTTISH nature agency is urging people to keep their distance from seals after a series of recent incidents.NatureScot wants the public to avoid harbour seals at this time of the year as they...
Western Harbour - Property and Constructions News Scotland

A residential development is “going green” to support net zero ambitions

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A HOUSING development in Edinburgh is “going green” with a new proposal to reduce the number of parking spaces on-site. As part of The Western Harbour housing development's net zero agenda, Forth Ports has submitted...
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