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Surveys show geographical divide in harbour seal numbers

09 September, 2019

Harbour seals are doing well on the west coast of Scotland but have declined around some parts of the eastern coastline, recent surveys show.

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Still time to respond to SNH's General Licence consultation

09 September, 2019

There’s still time to respond to the Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) consultation about wild birds, with a deadline of 9 October.

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Rare tern breeds on the Isle of May

06 September, 2019

An extremely rare seabird has raised its chick on the Isle of May this summer – a clear sign that conservation action on the national nature reserve is working.

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New population of critically endangered mussels discovered

28 August, 2019

A new population of globally endangered freshwater pearl mussels has been discovered in a Scottish river, giving fresh hope to scientists working to conserve the rare mollusc.

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New barnacle goose scheme opens in the Hebrides

26 August, 2019

Applications are now open for a new £60,000 barnacle goose management scheme in North Uist, Coll and Tiree, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) announced today.

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Lanarkshire biodiversity projects share £237k Nature Fund cash

21 August, 2019

Two Lanarkshire projects will share £237,000 to create high quality urban green spaces for both people and wildlife. The projects are among the recipients of Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH’s) Biodiversity Challenge Fund.

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Falkirk biodiversity projects share £317k Nature fund cash

20 August, 2019

Two nature projects will share £317,000 to create high quality urban green spaces for both people and wildlife in Falkirk. The projects have been confirmed among the recipients of Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH’s) Biodiversity Challenge Fund.

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Edinburgh biodiversity projects share £450k Nature fund cash

19 August, 2019

Three nature projects will share almost half a million pounds to create better homes for wildlife in Edinburgh. The projects are among the recipients of Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH’s) Biodiversity Challenge Fund.

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Glasgow biodiversity projects share £367k Nature fund cash

16 August, 2019

Three nature projects will share £367,000 to create better homes for wildlife around Glasgow. The projects are among the recipients of Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH’s) Biodiversity Challenge Fund.

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