A young dolphin from the Moray Firth population has become snagged by a series of fishing hooks.
A marine biologist has called on Scottish fishermen to do more to protect the waters they work in.
A fundraising appeal has been launched to extend the mapping of Scotland’s coastal litter hotspots.
A red deer has endured a horrific death on the Isle of Rum after getting trapped in a piece of fishing gear while foraging on the sea-shore.
A young grey seal found entangled in monofilament net has suffered an agonising death in Shetland despite efforts to save it.
An international nature campaigner has described marine litter along Shetland’s coastline as the worse he has seen “anywhere in the world”.