WiSe Scheme ‘Highly Commended’ in RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards

We were recently invited to Edinburgh to attend the prestigious RSPB ‘Nature of Scotland’ 2017 Awards ceremony. We were attending this brilliant event as our WiSe Scheme marine ecotourism training project had been short listed in two award categories, Marine Conservation and Nature Tourism. A glance at the sheer quality of the competing projects that we would face was humbling, to say the least – the competition was stiff. So it was a very proud moment […]

A Plastic Ocean: the dangerous convenience of single-use plastic

At a local screening of the thought-provoking film ‘A Plastic Ocean’ last night, I was reminded how easily we can ignore seriously important issues when other urgent, news-worthy headlines are grabbing our attention from every direction. I’ve always considered myself reasonably savvy when it comes to minimising my impact on the environment, but like most people, I don’t always make the right choices and sometimes accept below-ideal alternatives, especially if ‘doing the right thing’ might […]