24 March, 2022
SIFT recently commissioned a report on Facilitating development of the seaweed cultivation sector in Scotland. The report assesses the role of cooperatives and alternative models for collaboration in meeting key commercial challenges in the sector. In particular, it considers how cooperatives specifically designed to assist small scale seaweed farmers
9 November, 2021
Sixteen leading marine environment and sustainable development organisations, including SIFT, write to the UK Government calling for a full assessment of the ecosystem impacts of the proposed Cambo oilfield development to be taken into account.
5 November, 2021
A new UK Blue Carbon Forum has been announced today to support and develop the UK’s role in protecting its precious “blue carbon” habitats, vital to mitigate the effects of climate change.
20 May, 2020
Evidence is growing of the central role that Scotland’s marine area plays in our national carbon accounts.
4 March, 2019
This morning Scottish Ministers set out options for the future of all Scotland’s fisheries in their Scottish Sea Fisheries National Discussion Paper, which will form the basis for an open consultation through to 7th June 2019.
6 February, 2019
Today Holyrood debated the future of the Scottish salmon farming industry, and the issues it faces, including the impact of the use of wrasse and other cleaner fish.
21 November, 2018
Holyrood today approved protections for wild kelp as part of the Crown Estate Scotland Bill, which passed at Stage Three this afternoon