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Cod, haddock and herring likely to migrate north of Scotland by 2100

Cod, herring and haddock may vanish from Scotland’s west coast waters by the turn of the century because of global warming. Researchers at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), near Oban, have predicted that by 2100 commercially important species could migrate out from this ecosystem, most likely to colder waters further north, in response to rising sea temperatures. The findings, published in the journal Scientific Reports, show that cod and herring off Scotland’s west coast are already nearing the edge of their temperature tolerance range.

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Vote for Greener Growth CIC Kessingland Wildlife Project!

Greener Growth Community Interest Company are planning to create a wonderful space in Kessingland for all of the community to enjoy with the help of funding from the Aviva Grant Fund. But they need people to vote for the project (deadline 21st November).  Vote here > There will be a meeting in Kessingland shortly when they will be signing up volunteers for planting, groundwork and garden maintenance.

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