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Beach Cleaning Scouriemore

Beach Cleaning Scouriemore

Yesterday at Scouriemore we managed to squeeze in another beach clean before the weather got bad. In 5 hours as a family we filled 82 bags for a total of 593.57kg. Managed more today as we could pile it all up at the back of the beach rather than having to drag it all...

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Climate Strike 145 – 5 Weeks Until COP26

Climate Strike 145 – 5 Weeks Until COP26

The speech I read out on behalf of Fridays For Future Europe in Lausanne 2 years ago today and as relevant now as it was then. It's time to change. It's time for politicians to take real action. It's time to #UprootTheSystem ! #schoolstrike4climate #fridaysforfuture...

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Campervan Travels, Minke Whale and PlasticAtBay

Campervan Travels, Minke Whale and PlasticAtBay

We had a few days away in the campervan up North.Saw a Minke whale at Stoer Head on the first night less than a mile off shore! We then headed for Durness and took the opportunity to drop in and say, "Hello" to Julian and the team at Plasticatbay and chat about what...

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As Busy As You Like!

As Busy As You Like!

January ended with Fin being invited by the Scottish Wildlife Trust to take part in a climate change webinar as one of 3 keynote speakers. The event was organised by the trusts Young Leaders group and the whole event was recorded for the Trust’s YouTube channel: We...

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Ocean Recovery Conference 19-21st January 2021

Ocean Recovery Conference 19-21st January 2021

Delighted to be invited by World Wildlife Fund @wwf_uk to speak at the Ocean Recovery Conference being held on 19TH-21ST January. Taking part in Session 2 - Youth Voices for the Ocean with @MhairiMcCann_ & @eimear_stephens Full programme information & signup...

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The World We Want

The World We Want

To achieve the world we want we should protect the marine environment from over fishing, plastic pollution and the effects of climate change. We need to halt over fishing as quickly as possible and ensure that we are taking fish from our oceans sustainably. We need to...

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Finlay and Ella Lockdown and Beyond

Finlay and Ella Lockdown and Beyond

Well what a strange, difficult year it has proven to be. Who would of thought that since our last update in February that we would still be in the grip of this terrible pandemic with still no clear end in view. Despite all the restrictions Finlay and Ella have kept...

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Against Sutherland Spaceport Scotland

Against Sutherland Spaceport Scotland

My issues with the spaceport begin with nature. The flow country is Europe’s largest peat bog and is being considered for UNESCO world heritage site status. The spaceport site is close to a Special Area of Conservation; Special Protection Area; RAMSAR site (Wetland of...

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Big Issue 2020 Changemakers

Big Issue 2020 Changemakers

Well gosh this was unexpected! Nice to be included in The Big Issue top 100 influencers of the year along with the equally amazing Kabir Kaul, Dara McAnulty and Holly Gillibrand.Great that young people and the issues we are speaking out about get taken seriously.

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Bite-Back Shark and Marine Conservation

Bite-Back Shark and Marine Conservation

The year ended with a mention form Bite-Back Shark and Marine Conservation! Still lots more for us all to do if we are going to get sharks off the menu in the UK. It's a big year for the oceans in 2020 Fin will be campaigning even harder to save these amazing animals.

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Unable to Vote

Unable to Vote

In December Fin and Holly Gillibrand wrote an article for The Metro explaining " We may be 12 and 14, and unable to vote, but we are not striking because we want to skip school or to become famous – we are doing this to wake our leaders up"

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