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10 October 2017
Health and the natural environment conference, marine litter and other news

World Mental Health Day seems an appropriate date to give a wee reminder that the Forum and Highland Third Sector Interface are organising a conference/learning exchange on 'Health and Environment: working together for positive change', which will be held on Friday 17th November at Smithton Church.  You can find out more about the day and register here.

You might also be interested in the SNH blog on health and happiness.


There's a several pieces of recent research on marine litter, which present some thought provoking figures.

The Harm Caused by Marine Litter - EU research paper

UHI, Environmental Research Institute paper 'Seabirds and marine plastic debris in Scotland: A synthesis and recommendations for monitoring.'

Brain damage in fish from plastic nanoparticles in water Lund University research