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In Pictures: The Beluga Oceans Ship Tour, the Shiant Isles

Posted by Angela Glienicke - 29th June 2017


After weeks touring around Scotland our scientific ship tour with the Beluga II comes to an end. These recent images taken when we visited the Shiant Isles in Scotland illustrate the breathtaking beauty and biodiversity that needs protecting from ocean plastics.

The Shiant Isles are home to a large number of seabirds, including puffins, guillemots and razorbills. All images were taken by Will Rose in June.

Ocean and rocks low light scene

The Shiant Isles are also home to northern fulmars, shags, skuas, gulls and kittiwakes.

Puffins on the Shiant Isles.

Puffins on the Shiant Isles.

View Edit Revisions Clone Node export Convert Edit Export Clone In Pictures: The Beluga Oceans Ship Tour, the Shiant Isles Posted by Angela Glienicke — 22 June 2017 at 5:46pm - 0 Comments All rights reserved. Credit: Will Rose / GreenpeaceGreenpeace ship Beluga II around the Shiant Isles After weeks touring around Scotland our scientifc ship tour with the Beluga II comes to an end. These recent images taken when we visited the Shiant Isles in Scotland illustrate the breathtaking beauty and biodiversity that needs protecting from ocean plastics.<--break-> The Shiant Isles are home to a large number of seabirds, including puffins, guillemots and razorbills. All images were taken by Will Rose in June. IB Image The Shiant Isles are also home to northern fulmars, shags, skuas, gulls and kittiwakes. IB Image Puffins on the Shiant Isles. IB Image Razorbills found on the cree slopes of the island Garbh Eilean.

Razorbills found on the cree slopes of the island Garbh Eilean.

Razorbill diving underwater in the Shiant Isles.

Razorbill diving underwater in the Shiant Isles.

Crew from the Beluga II load plastic cleaned from beaches on Eilean Taighe into a rhib to be taken and disposed of.

Crew from the Beluga II load plastic cleaned from beaches on Eilean Taighe into a rhib to be taken and disposed of.

Puffins with plastic on the Shiant Isles.

Puffins with plastic on the Shiant Isles.

Puffins on the Shiant Isles.

Puffins on the Shiant Isles.

Greenpeace activists with Beluga II on sea in background

The Greenpeace Beluga is at the Shiants to survey and clean plastic waste from the beaches of Eilean Taighe.

Shiant Isles and ocean low light scene

The three main islands are called Garbh Eilean (rough island) and Eilean an Taighe (house island) and Eilean Mhuire (Mary Island).

Seal swimming in the water in the Shiant Isles.

Seal swimming in the water in the Shiant Isles.

Greenpeace activist with plastic bottle

Plastic bottle found on the beach in the Shiant Isles.

Beach on the Shiant Isles

The Shiant Isles.

Greenpeace ship Beluga II off the coast of the Shaint Isles

The Greenpeace Beluga is at the Shiants to survey and clean plastic waste from the beaches of Eilean Taighe.


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