Marine and Fisheries
Yes vote in EU secures two of Scotland's top priorities.
Work begins to assess east coast weather damage.
Progress towards designating up to 37 new sites
Scotland should benefit fully from Crown Estate revenues.
Negotiations finish without agreement.
Cod cut would cause ‘trail of discards across North Sea’.
EU position based on legal technicalities rather than conservation
Independent review on proposed Special Area of Conservation.
Action to help fishermen avoid cod and catch high value quotas.
Worldwide sponsorship deal announced by Scotland’s Food Minister in Shanghai.
Fishermen stress challenges in meeting with Richard Lochhead
Five new offshore Special Areas of Conservation proposed.
New scheme will support industry and protect vulnerable rural communities.
Negotiations stall with Faroese unwilling to negotiate.
Lochhead concern over Fisheries Fund decisions in Luxembourg.
Environment Minister visits Fort William hatchery to be completed in 2013.
Marine Scotland taking forward engagement with fishermen.
£1m pledge to support sustainable fisheries
Bill sets out changes to support both sectors to thrive.
Forth Coastguard Station closes today, as part of UK Government measures that could see Scotland’s coastguard cover reduce from seven to three.