A wave of political posturing has engulfed the dredging licence row which it has been claimed could threaten the future prosperity of Montrose port.
Work to remove invasive species threatening a fragile Angus coastline is under way.
Erosion-threatened coastal towns and assets will be thrown a vital financial lifeline to combat the problem when the Crown Estate Bill becomes law.
Montrose beach will be part of a key focus of a new BBC Landward investigation into the country's vanishing coasts.
I looked back to this time last year to see what I had written about and it confirmed what the Doyenne and I suspected. The weather was milder a year ago but, despite the recent cold snap, signs of spring this year seem at least a fortnight earlier.
St Andrews and Montrose Bay are to be the focus of a major research programme into coastal erosion.
A study has exonerated Montrose Port Authority of contributing to the erosion crisis in the town.
Montrose Port Authority has hit back at claims its dredging activity is contributing to the erosion crisis in the Angus town.
The role bacteria could play in battling coastal erosion is under the microscope.
A Tayside geoscientist has warned that a bid to save an Angus golf course from a watery grave could spark an ecological nightmare.