Scotland’s Seas in Danger
A toxic pesticide that causes cancer was used by fish farms nearly 200 times over a three year period, despite fears it could harm the marine environment.
Environmental campaigners have been receiving legal threats, prompting claims that private companies and the state are trying to silence them with legal bills.
Marine and coastal habitats have been damaged or completely destroyed, as the impact of climate change and industrial fishing hits Scotland’s seas.
Bird flu outbreaks have pushed iconic Scottish seabird species into decline for the first time, according to a new study.
Dozens of Scotland’s marine and coastal species are critically endangered or in decline due to industrial fishing, climate change, pollution and other pressures.
Our new series 'Scotland's Seas in Danger' is a year-long project looking into the intricate facets of Scotland’s marine environment.