And how the future of Gruinard Island was saved by an unlikely bioterrorism plot
Less than a mile offshore, high in the Scottish Highlands, lies Gruinard Island (pronounced “grin-yard”). This unprepossessing slab of rock and heather, barely more than a mile long and half a mile wide, was once one of the most notorious and deadly sites in the U.K.
The history of Gruinard Island
The earliest reference to…