A small team is braving the storm on an island in the Firth of Forth.
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Heart-breaking documentary footage of a dead whale calf has prompted a reminder that plastic pollution is a killer round shores close to home.
The company behind plans for a £2 billion wind farm off the Fife coast has called on bird protection charity the RSPB to abandon any further potential legal proceedings which could scupper the project and put hundreds of potential jobs at risk.
Puffin season has begun at the Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick. Visitors to the 5-star Centre have the opportunity to control the interactive cameras to zoom in on the live puffin action on the islands of Craigleith, Fidra and the Isle of May National Nature Reserve. It’s also possible to see the amazing ‘clowns of the sea’ with a range of boat trips that take in the local islands.
The crew of the Anstruther lifeboat attracted some new recruits while out on a recent exercise.
Kinblethmont Gallery Arbroath, until November 13
It is only 110 acres in area and the only way to get there is by a 45 minute ferry ride.
A handful of "rogue gulls" are killed each year on the Isle of May in order to protect other species on the island, SNH has said.
A dead sperm whale has been found floating in the Firth of Forth nine days after one or more were spotted swimming further upriver.
Step ashore on the Isle of May and the rules change.