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Scottish Wildcat Action Report Theft and Vandalism of Conservation Equipment to Police Scotland

17 April, 2018

An investigation is currently underway into vandalism and the theft of property belonging to Scottish Wildcat Action in Aberdeenshire’s Clashindarroch Forest, near Huntly.

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Your views on a special place for nature

16 April, 2018

Local people are being asked to share their thoughts on plans for the future management of a National Nature Reserve (NNR) in the Cairngorms.

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Scottish nature at greatest potential to benefit people and economy this century, study shows

03 April, 2018

Scotland’s plants, wildlife, air, water, and land – known as natural capital – are delivering stronger benefits to people and business across Scotland than in the previous two decades, according to the first study of its kind.

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Morton Lochs car park closed for forestry work

27 March, 2018

A car park at Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve, near Tayport in Fife, will be closed for a week from the 9 April.

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Bottlenose dolphin numbers stable in Moray Firth, with increase on east coast, says new report

27 March, 2018

The number of bottlenose dolphins using the Moray Firth Special Area of Conservation (SAC) off the coast of Scotland remains stable, according to a report published today by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). This is the most northern resident bottlenose dolphin population in the world, and recognised as a major tourist attraction along Scotland’s northeast coast, generating upwards of £4m per year for the local economy.

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SNH publishes Loch Carron MPA evidence

20 March, 2018

Evidence in support of the consultation announced today by the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Roseanna Cunningham, on Loch Carron becoming a Marine Protected Area (MPA), has been published by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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