Media Coverage

Ullapool News coverage:


Other coverage, in approximately chronological order…

 

Herald4thMay2019

 

Ullapool Sea Savers Species Ambassadors Reach out to MSP Species Champion Counterparts

 

 

Ullapool sea kids open a window on Wester Ross marine delights

Ross-shire Journal – 28 March 2019

 

 

Marine activists join forces to raise awareness

Press & Journal – February 21, 2019

 

 

IOSF Newsletter – Otter Oscar Awards 2018

2018 sees our third annual IOSF Otter Oscar Awards recognising those working in otter conservation and we are thrilled to announce the winners for this year.

 

 

Patrick Harvie: We have just 10 years left to avert climate catastrophe

(25th January 2019)

 

Young SeaSavers Lobby To Ban Kelp Dredging in Scotland By Alison St John (KPBS Radio)

 

Getting our act together to save our seas

Coastal stakeholders succeed with three major breakthroughs for healthier Scottish seas (December 2018)

Ullapool kids honoured for sea plastic campaign

PRIMARY and high school pupils in Ullapool have been recognised for their campaign work promoting and protecting marine life in the north-west Highlands.

Ross-shire Journal

31st December 2018

Attenborough comes out fighting for kelp.

Sir David Attenborough demands MSPs protect ‘globally important’ kelp beds.

October 25 2018 – The Times

 

Sir David Attenborough demands MSPs protect ‘globally important’ kelp beds

ITV REPORT – 24 October 2018

 

 

 

https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/1565513/kelp-harvesting-amendment-passes-as-highland-school-kids-join-anti-harvesting-campaign/

https://www.mcsuk.org/news/kelp-dredge-ban

https://www.communitiesforseas.scot/sca-communities-keep-kelp/

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/sir-david-attenborough-demands-msps-230100509.html

https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/09/18/msps-back-wild-kelp-dredging-ban/?guccounter=1

Sir David Attenborough demands MSPs protect ‘globally important’ kelp beds

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-6181335/MSPs-wild-kelp-dredging-ban.html

http://www.localpeopleleading.co.uk/articles/2856/

https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2018/10/24/sir-david-attenborough-demands-msps-protect-globally-important-kelp-beds/


Great Scot Awards 2018

Great Scot 2018: Meet the finalists ready for a night of tears, a night of smiles, a night for heroes. Meet the nominees for this year’s 28th Great Scot Awards – one of whom one will be crowned the overall Great Scot of 2018.

Daily Record – 8th October 2018

See also: Awards


 

Sea Life, Our Life Marine Conference  (held in Ullapool October 2018)

Sea Life, Our Life Marine Conference Ullapool

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Parliamentary Mentions

 


Coverage of the Plastic Straw campaign:

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon praises Ullapool youngsters’ straw campaign

Here are all the places in Scotland banning plastic straws

Councils Across Scotland To Ban Plastic Straws

https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/news/ullapool-going-plastic-straw-free/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-42439946

https://www.thenational.scot/news/15787484.Ullapool_becomes_first_in_UK_to_ban_plastic_straws_thanks_to__NaeStrawAtAw_campaign/

https://www.holidayscottishhighlands.co.uk/ullapool-plastic-straw-free/

https://www.scotsman.com/news/environment/ullapool-becomes-first-village-to-ban-plastic-straws-1-4644807

https://theullapoolnews.co.uk/

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/scotland/its-the-final-straw-for-ullapool-pupils-concerned-about-plastic-in-the-ocean-zztr6vt8r

https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/leader-comment-follow-ullapool-s-lead-on-plastic-straws-1-4645206

http://thirdforcenews.org.uk/tfn-news/scottish-town-becomes-first-to-ban-plastic-straws

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-42439946

https://www.mcsuk.org/news/MSP_straws_launch

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-42819895