Fishing nets suffer six times more damage when dolphins are around because overfishing is forcing the mammals and fishermen ever closer together, new research shows.
Dolphins and whales were most commonly seen in Scotland over any other part of the UK, according to new figures.
Boat and marine craft operators have been accused of endangering dolphins and whales in Courier Country.
The crew of the Anstruther lifeboat attracted some new recruits while out on a recent exercise.
A Fife lifeboat crew welcomed some willing new recruits last night — and they are not afraid of the water.
Even sealife is enjoying the glorious Scottish weather.
Brexit raises uncertainties about the future of collaborative studies vital to wildlife conservation, said a St Andrews academic.
An international study involving researchers at St Andrews has revealed dolphins are struggling to survive seven years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
A charity which provides seafaring experiences for sick children and people with learning difficulties has launched a new boat named after a late Broughty Ferry artist.
Jet skiers and power boat users in Tayside and Fife should be more mindful of their marine environment, according to a leading sea charity.