News releases


The Lamb, a small island just off the East Lothian coastline, has been declared free from invasive predators following a successful project to remove a rat, after rodent signs were discovered on the island in Autumn 2020. The response has been led by a dedicated team of volunteers from the Lothian Sea Kayak Club, and supported by the Scottish Seabird Centre, the Biosecurity for LIFE project, and the RSPB.

Marine Fest 2022 Launch

National conservation charity reveals its largest ever marine festival to help protect Scotland’s marine environment and address climate change.

Explore East Lothian’s life beneath the waves

A new snorkel trail exploring East Lothian’s varied coastline has been created by the Scottish Wildlife Trust and the Scottish Seabird Centre. The self-led East Lothian Snorkel Trail features five sites on the region’s coast and includes areas that can be explored by beginner and more advanced snorkellers.

New interactive cameras to capture the return of the world’s largest Northern gannet colony on Bass Rock

One of the UK’s leading conservation and education charities, the Scottish Seabird Centre, is welcoming the arrival of the first gannets in 2020 with the installation of brand-new state of the art cameras.