Historic moment to save Scotland’s seas
The public consultation on a network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) both around the coast and further offshore has now closed.
Marine Scotland are now undertaking the busy task of analysing all the responses from all stakeholders. We would expect to see the results of the consultation analysis published, alongside an announcement about which Scottish MPAs will be going forward for designation, by summer 2014 at the earliest. Whatever happens, we will keep you all posted of developments.
Until then, you can keep pledging your support for Scottish MPAs online: