Blogs and Podcasts

Becoming a cetacean citizen scientist with the Sea Watch Foundation

9 April 2021

Our latest blog is by Chiara Giulia Bertulli, Sightings Officer from the Sea Watch Foundation. Collecting data about our cetaceans has never been more important. Rising sea surface temperatures and human activities, such as fishing and drilling for oil, have been impacting marine species in the British waters for many years now. Read on to find out more.

Celebrating Women in Science

11 February 2021

Two of Scotland’s most influential ornithologists were lifelong friends Evelyn Vida Baxter (1879-1959) and Leonora Jeffrey Rintoul (1878-1953). First making their mark over a century ago, their work remains important today. True pioneers in their field, they were first to theorise that the wind could affect bird migration routes and were instrumental in the establishment of the Scottish Ornithologists’ Club (SOC). Our Project Officer, Dora Roden, reflects on their incredible achievements in our latest blog.

Celebrating Wetlands

4 February 2021

In recognition of world wetlands day our CEO Susan Davies, reflects on the importance of protecting and restoring coastal wetlands in Scotland.