Our Backyard ‘Galapagos’ Lochs

by Ron Greer, freshwater biologist. There can be few among us, who, when they hear the name ‘Galapagos’ do not have mental images conjured up, of all the wonderful TV documentaries over several decades, perhaps even going right back, as in my own case, to the black and white transmissions of ‘Baby- Boomer’ childhood. The… Continue reading Our Backyard ‘Galapagos’ Lochs

It all sounds so nice…

Highly Protected Marine Area – it has such a reassuring ring to it! But it will be devastating to the Fishing Communities who’ve depended on fishing since the Clearances. Now they feel they’re being Cleared again. Centuries of traditional skills, family history, local knowledge, centuries of living in harmony with nature, are all being piled… Continue reading It all sounds so nice…