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Scottish natural capital accounts welcomed

22 March, 2019

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has today welcomed the publication of the Scottish natural capital: Ecosystem Service Accounts, 2019.

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UK scientific first for ancient Caledonian pine forest

20 March, 2019

The uniqueness of Beinn Eighe’s ancient Caledonian pine forest has been recognised with the establishment of the National Nature Reserve (NNR) as the UK’s first area designated for genetic conservation.

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NE Scotland reaches 1.5 m wildlife records

15 March, 2019

A speckled wood butterfly has become the 1.5 millionth wildlife record logged in North East Scotland.

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Campaign offers advice for dog owners around livestock

13 March, 2019

Dog owners are being encouraged to take extra care around livestock when enjoying the great outdoors this spring.

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Hopeful signs of limited Rum wildfire damage

05 March, 2019

A wildfire on the Isle of Rum last April has been assessed as having a low to medium impact, according to a report published by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) today.

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NEW INTERNATIONAL REPORT SETS OUT HOW SCOTTISH WILDCATS CAN BE SAVED FROM EXTINCTION

27 February, 2019

Plans for the essential next steps to give the wildcat a sustainable future are underway, following a report by members of The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s Cat Specialist Group.

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