The Orkney Islands Marine Region: State of the Environment Assessment provides a summary of the pressures affecting Orkney’s marine and coastal environment. It includes ecological, social and economic factors, and the associated pressures and trends. The assessment presents a snapshot in time of the current environmental issues, as of November 2020, and the current status of the key economic sectors. The assessment will inform the preparation of the Orkney Islands Regional Marine Plan. The assessment is available in the 'Related Downloads' section of this page (*** Warning 27mb file size ***).