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Whales could benefit from additional MPAs

24 July, 2014

In addition to the 30 marine protected areas (MPAs) in Scottish waters announced today, a further four sites could benefit species of whales, dolphins and sharks. This is according to a new report by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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New report on prospects for golden eagles in South Scotland

16 July, 2014

A report published today finds that South Scotland could support up to 16 pairs of golden eagles.

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Free summer fun at Tentsmuir

16 July, 2014

A series of free family events – including nature crafts, a geocaching trail and fun quizzes – is taking place at Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve this summer.

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Summer of free fun at St Cyrus

09 July, 2014

Plenty of free events are heating up St Cyrus national nature reserve this summer.

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SNH warns boat operators not to get too close to dolphins

09 July, 2014

With the summer holidays underway, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Police Scotland are advising boat operators to watch how close they get to dolphins, whales and porpoises.

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Families celebrate Tentsmuir's 60th birthday

08 July, 2014

A free event for families marked Tentsmuir Point’s 60 years as a national nature reserve on 3 July. Over 140 children and parents sang ‘Happy Birthday’ and reserve manager Tom Cunningham cut a cake specially made for the occasion.

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Environment Minister launches Scottish reintroduction code

04 July, 2014

Scotland’s Environment and Climate Change Minister Paul Wheelhouse is launching a ground-breaking code for animal and plant reintroductions this afternoon at Scone.

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Secrets of Scotland’s basking sharks revealed in new report

02 July, 2014

Seas between the islands of Skye and Mull on Scotland’s west coast are highly important for basking sharks, according to a report published today (Wednesday) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Isle of May offically opens new visitor centre

01 July, 2014

Visitors to the Isle of May national nature reserve will have even better experiences this year, thanks to a new building on the island which was officially opened in late June.

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Wildlife Blitz at Loch Leven

27 June, 2014

The 50th anniversary celebrations for Loch Leven national nature reserve continue next weekend, with two jam-packed days of BioBlitz activities.

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