Category: Environment

Marine Recreation and Tourism Scotland – Survey

Scotland’s first National Marine Plan provides a framework for sustainable management of our valuable marine resource, ensuring that we all continue to benefit from it in future.

Marine Scotland, the directorate of Scottish Government with responsibility for integrated management of Scotland’s seas, has identified a lack of essential information about how people use the sea for recreation and tourism. This survey aims to change that.

Survey reveals importance of outdoor visits

The annual report from the Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) survey, the national survey on people and the natural environment, reveals that the English adult population made approximately 2.93 billion visits to natural environments between March 2013 to February 2014 – the highest number for 5 years

School project wins RSPB commendation

A local schools project designed to encourage children to explore the outdoors has received a certificate of commendation from the RSPB – Nature of Scotland Awards