SCA News: Isle of Skye

Invasive non-native species 

It looks beautiful, but this common Rhododendron is an invasive species that is spreading throughout western Scotland and is destroying our native biodiversity.  Read more about invasive species in this issue, which has lots of articles on nature. Photo: James...

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Our new local food market takes root

by Anne MacLennan Saturday 4th May saw the first food market outside the Hebridean Inn in Broadford. There were stalls for Skye Microgreens, Drumfearn Mussels, and Climavore. The Selkie Collective brought sourdough bread, fruit and veg – as well as indulgent chocolate...

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Climavore: Bivalve Murals

by Shona Cameron CLIMAVORE is a social enterprise which designs community-led, circular food systems that are ecologically restorative and socially reparative. Established in 2019, in Skye and Raasay, CLIMAVORE collaborates with local residents, schools and...

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Skye Beach Cleans update

by Peggy Semler Neil Hembrow from Keep Britain Tidy was up here last week collecting rope, netting and hard plastic for recycling. He managed to collect bags of marine litter from Uig, Ullinish, Eynort, Ardtreck, Talisker and Kyleakin before heading south with a very...

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50 years of litter on Skye: video

https://youtu.be/6G4LVAEn1s0?si=E5fzqrzQgEoGIqXK A short film produced by Loughborough University hopes to highlight the issue of coastal pollution on the Isle of Skye and the efforts of researchers and environmentalists who are fighting to keep the beaches clean....

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