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North West Highlands Beach Clean Group

North West Highlands Beach Clean Group

As 2023 was coming to an end Dad formed North West Highlands Beach Clean Group. These were his thoughts in doing so:- We spend a lot of time at the coast watching for whales and dolphins and are continually horrified about the amount of plastic pollution we come...

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Advocating for the Environment

Advocating for the Environment

My Keep Scotland Beautiful Young Reporters for the Environment interview with Catriona Rae is now available to view on the Keep Scotland Beautiful website. It's a wee insight into why I got involved in marine conservation at the age of 10 and a few tips for how young...

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2023 Beach Clean Round Up

2023 Beach Clean Round Up

Hello readers Website Fairy here giving HUGE thanks to Geoff - Finlay and Ella's Dad for this end of year rubbish round up for all that they do throughout the year :)What a phenomenal and Inspirational family The Pringles are 🙂 A wee summary of the family’s 2023...

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5 Years of Climate Strikes!

5 Years of Climate Strikes!

5 YEARS of weekly climate protests!!!! Friday 8th December 2023. School strike for climate action week 261, in Ullapool, Scotland. 2023 is the warmest year since records began. A good time to remind delegates and world leaders at COP28 UAE that we need to phase OUT...

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Whale with Steve Backshall

Whale with Steve Backshall

Sunday 3rd December 2023. Just binge watched Whale with Steve Backshall on Sky Nature. It was epic ! Was great to hear lots of conservation stories and messages. The baby Humpback whale sequence was the best thing I've ever seen on a nature programme. Happy to have...

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Revive Coalition 2023 Perth Scotland

Revive Coalition 2023 Perth Scotland

Sunday 12th November;- Trip to Perth for the Revive: The coalition for grouse moor reform conference. Some excellent talks and positive news on legislation banning snares and changes to grouse moor management. It can't be right that in Scotland 432 people, just 0.008%...

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Ullapool has a free water refill tower

Ullapool has a free water refill tower

Tuesday, 26th September 2023. Some good news!! Great to see that Scottish Water have installed a refill water tower in Ullapool as part of the new Ullapool Harbour Trust improvements !We came across one of these re-fill stations back in July 2019 outside The Scottish...

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Pringle Family Beach Clean Update

Pringle Family Beach Clean Update

My Website Fairy has been away for a while so a wee beach clean update is somewhat overdue! In April and May we completed 8 beach cleans collecting a total of 315.6kg. The family total for the year so far is 12 beach cleans collecting a total of 453.44kg of which...

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Climate Strike Week 234

Climate Strike Week 234

Friday 9th June 2023, Climate Strike 234 in Glasgow, Scotland World Ocean Day yesterday is a timely reminder of the critical role the marine environment plays in combatting climate change. No Blue means No Green means No Life ...

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Young Scot Awards 2023 Winner of the Environmental Category

Young Scot Awards 2023 Winner of the Environmental Category

A few pictures from the Young Scot Awards 2023! Chuffed but humbled to have won the Environment category. Lovely to finally meet Laura Young , chat with Meryl Williams from the Traitors and First Minister of Scotland, Hamza Yousaf.   Excellent coverage of Thursday's...

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Bumped into Steve Backshall

Bumped into Steve Backshall

Had a lovely week away up North looking for Whales and DolphinsIn total we spotted 6 different cetacean species, Porpoise, Rissos Dolphin, Minke, Humpback and Fin Whales and Orca !I also bumped into Steve Backshal and got the chance to thank him personally for his...

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