Ship-based mostly and aerial surveys are important to reaching our marine mammal and sea turtle population assessment objectives, which embody estimating abundance and examining developments and human impacts relative to management objectives. Our science centers conduct and manage a restricted variety of marine mammal and sea turtle-targeted surveys every year, usually with external collaborators.
Certain species are protected by law, meaning that it can be unlawful to kill, injure or seize birds or animals or to select or injury sure wild plants. Explore our A–Z information to examine Scotland’s hundreds of protected species, including our summaries of offences in relation to every. This partnership ensures that worldwide commerce does not threaten species survival. We are also a party to the Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife Protocol of the Cartagena Convention.
Marine Protected Areas
For any wild fowl species listed on Schedule 1A, it’s an offence to deliberately or … Read More