Friends

of the Sound of Jura

The Sound of Jura is home to some of the most fascinating and diverse marine life in Scotland.  We seek to protect the Sound, the River Add and their local users from threats to the area’s wildlife and local sustainable economy.  We are a member of the Coastal Communities Network, Scotland.

Thank you so much to those who wrote to their MSPs ahead of last week’s vote on the amended Wildlife Bill. The excellent news is.... read more

Read Feedback's http://feedbackglobal.org/  two reports which explore in depth the sustainability and nutritional implications of using wild fish to feed the growing Scottish farmed salmon industry. You can sign up here to attend their webinar on 16th July exploring this research in more detail.

Important opportunity: help tighten the law on use of Acoustic Deterrent Devices which can harm cetaceans.

Sign this petition which is calling for the ban of the use of formaldehyde in freshwater lochs until a public consultation on its safety and use can be held

OUR PROJECTS

We objected to the proposal to increase biomass at Loch Shuna fish farm

ILLEGAL DREDGING IN MPAs

Along with over 30 other organisations Friends of the Sound of Jura have signed joint letters to the First Minister and to the ECCLR asking for urgent action on illegal dredging in MPAs.  

Marine Scotland and SNH are planning seabed surveys this June.  

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The Sound of Jura is home to some of the most fascinating and diverse marine life in Scotland.  We seek to protect the Sound, the River Add and their local users from threats to the area’s wildlife and local sustainable economy.