News releases

Scottish Seabird Centre formally objects to the Berwick Bank Offshore Renewables Development proposal

11 Apr, 2023

The Scottish Seabird Centre, has formally registered an objection with Marine Scotland to the SSE – Renewables proposal to build one of the largest offshore wind developments in the world in the outer Firth of Forth.

Wildlife TV presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff to headline Scottish Marine Fest 2023

02 Apr, 2023

A host of passionate environmentalists and nature enthusiasts will share their stories and love of the seas at the Scottish Marine Fest from 8th to 12th June 2023. The five-day events programme at the Scottish Seabird Centre in the coastal town of North Berwick, near Edinburgh, will bring together leading artists, writers and environmentalists to celebrate Scotland’s incredible marine wildlife and habitats.

Seagrass Meadows Set to Return to Firth of Forth

02 Feb, 2023

Work to bring back vital seagrass meadows that increase biodiversity help tackle climate change and improve water quality in the Firth of Forth, has begun in three key locations: Tyninghame Beach in East Lothian, Pettycur Bay in Fife and Dalmeny’s Drum Sands.

Turning point - Global Biodiversity Framework agreed in Montreal

20 Dec, 2022

COP15 - The 15th meeting of the global Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) – concluded on the 19 December 2022 in Montreal, Canada with a significant agreement to tackle the urgent nature loss crisis. The agreement is intended to galvanise action to tackle the global drivers of biodiversity loss and restore nature and ecosystems.