Sinking Scotland: Aerial analysis reveals impact of global warming on our vanishing coastline

Fort George near Inverness is one of the castles at risk. Historian Jamie Crawford took to the skies in helicopters and light aircraft, top, to see the effects of climate change on Scotland’s coastlines for himself. He says today’s aerial photographs, main and left, show the tide line is much higher than it was in 1941, above, and fears we will soon lose many of our historic sites.
Fort George near Inverness is one of the castles at risk. Historian Jamie Crawford took to the skies in helicopters and light aircraft, top, to see the effects of climate change on Scotland’s coastlines for himself. He says today’s aerial photographs, main and left, show the tide line is much higher than it was in 1941, above, and fears we will soon lose many of our historic sites.

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