COAST response to a consultation on proposals to designate four Marine Protected Areas in Scottish Waters. August 2019.
“The Scottish Government’s vision is for a marine environment that is clean, healthy, safe, productive and diverse seas; managed to meet the long term needs of nature and people.”
They recently held a consultation to gather views “on the addition of four possible Marine Protected Areas (MPA) to the Scottish MPA network. The sites under consideration are; North-east Lewis, Sea of the Hebrides, Shiant East Bank and Southern Trench”.
You can read the full consultation proposal here.
Photograph by Clyde Porpoise.