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Humpback whale sighted in Firth of Forth

A humpback whale has been sighted in the Firth of Forth It is believed to be the same animal seen off the Isle of Coll...

Scotland’s 16,000 year old kelp forest

Researchers have discovered a kelp forest off the coast of Scotland, Ireland and France which is around 16,000 years old - meaning it survived...

Swordfish spotted in Scottish waters – for only second time ever!

Swordfish are swift, agile and powerful predators normally found in tropical and temperate areas of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, so the last...

Underwater Photographer of the Week: Mark Kirkland

How did you get started in underwater photography? Whether it's drawing, painting or writing music, I've always enjoyed being creative. It's about engaging my imagination...
Atlantic puffin peering beneath the surface, North Rona, offshore north west Scotland

Underwater Photographer: Matt Doggett

How did you get started in underwater photography? I was already a wildlife photographer on land before I went to work in the Philippines for...

The Marvel Universe puts Scotland on the big screen

During the shooting of the blockbuster Marvel film Avengers: Endgame, St Abbs doubled as the fictional village of New Asgard. The Marvel film was released...
Jellyfish by Kirsty Andrews

Kirsty Andrews, Underwater UK photographer

How did you get started in underwater photography? I’d been diving for several years and decided to ‘do a season’ as a dive guide in...

Video of the Week: Common Skate in Kinlochbervie, Scotland

This week Catherine Hollingdale shares her rare footage of two graceful Common Skate filmed at 30m at Kinlochbervie, Scotland.  As the largest species of skate...

Scottish Wildlife Trust Wins Funding For Marine Work

The Scottish Wildlife Trust has received a major boost for its marine conservation work. The £771,417 grant from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation will enable...
Basking shark - Stuart Philpott

2018: The Year Scotland Must Protect Its Marine Heritage

Scotland’s precious marine environment is at risk unless urgent measures are taken to fully protect it this year, conservationists said today (Tues 2 Jan). With...

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