Tag Archives: basking sharks

WiSe operators avoid disturbing sharks

Our blog today comes from Colin Speedie FRGS, founder of the WiSe Scheme, which works with marine wildlife tourism operators to promote good practice and minimise disturbance to the animals. For many years Colin worked as skipper and project leader … Continue reading

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Take a walk on the wild side

The iconic island of Noss in Shetland is once again bustling with activity as up to 30 different bird species vie for a nesting space on this seabird metropolis. To celebrate this fact a series of guided walks have been … Continue reading

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Summers spent basking in the Sea of the Hebrides

Within a few weeks of the first satellite tags being attached to basking sharks  thousands of visitors were hooked on a website which followed the sharks as their movements were displayed online in close-to-real-time, as Dominic Shann reports. Twenty sharks … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Great Trails – The Ayrshire Coastal Path

It is on the doorstep for a large chunk of Scotland’s population yet arguably one of our least known Great Trails. Step forward Jimmy Begg who introduces you to The Ayrshire Coastal Path, a route that takes in 161 km … Continue reading

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