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Shetland Lives: A lifetime at sea

Shetland Lives: A lifetime at sea

By: Chloe Irvine Retired skippers John Arthur Irvine and Willie Williamson have more than 100 years of fishing between them. Both played a key role in progressing Whalsay’s pelagic fishing industry to what it is today. Here they share some of their stories with Chloe...
Scotland’s Fishing Fleet Urged To Go Green

Scotland’s Fishing Fleet Urged To Go Green

Environmental groups are calling on the Scottish fishing industry to take urgent steps to decarbonise the sector. They say they have calculated that the UK fleet emits the same carbon dioxide as 110,000 homes every year. A new report says fishing practices need to...