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Take inspiration from nature this Valentine’s Day

11 February, 2019

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, and in a world of dating apps, social media and swiping left or right; finding - and impressing - the Love of Your Life is at the top of the agenda for many romantics. But if you’re looking to go beyond the usual champagne and chocolates, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) suggests looking at nature for inspiration.

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New flagship fund for nature launched

11 February, 2019

A new fund of up to £2 million to protect and enhance Scotland’s nature has been launched. 

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Report finds Scottish raven population healthy

01 February, 2019

A report published today reveals that raven populations in Scotland are in a healthy condition.

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Great places to visit for World Wetlands Day

31 January, 2019

This World Wetlands Day (2 February), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is urging people to visit one of Scotland’s amazing wetland sites, to take in our dramatic lochs, peatlands and riverbanks, and the wildlife that lives there; and learn more about these vital areas, and why it’s crucial our wetlands stay wet.

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South Scotland Golden Eagle Project news release: Scottish Scouts launch new initiative to safeguard the future of golden eagles in the UK

18 January, 2019

Working closely with the groundbreaking South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project, a Scottish Scout group is launching the first ever Golden Eagle Champions initiative to help safeguard the future of golden eagles in the UK.  

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Otter family helps launch ‘Wildlife Watcher’ feature

18 January, 2019

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative have this week launched their new monthly ‘Wildlife Watcher’ feature, which will showcase some of the wonderful wildlife seen around Scotland’s rivers and burns.

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SNH success in reducing carbon emissions

17 January, 2019

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has slashed carbon emissions by more than a quarter over the past three years as the organisation steps up action to tackle climate change.

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£5m funding boost for Highlands & Islands tourism

14 January, 2019

A new multi-million pound fund to promote the outstanding scenery, wildlife and culture of the Highlands and Islands opens for applications today (Monday 14 January).

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On the lookout for the aurora in Scotland

11 January, 2019

It might be cold, dark and frosty out but one of the great things about this time of year is the chance to see one of our amazing natural phenomena, the northern lights.

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St Kilda's sea caves in good condition

31 December, 2018

St Kilda’s special reefs and sea caves are in good condition, a new report concludes.

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