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New look for updated Marine Code

23 June, 2017

A best practice code for watching marine wildlife around Scotland’s coasts has been revised, updated and re-launched by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Cabinet Secretary awards primary schools for wildlife projects

22 June, 2017

Scotland’s Environment Secretary, Roseanna Cunningham, today awarded schoolchildren from Dunbarney Primary School and Crossford Primary School for taking part in an innovative wildlife project. The presentations took place at the Royal Highland Show.

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Loch Leven water quality improves at landmark 25-year anniversary

21 June, 2017

Loch Leven’s water quality has improved hugely over the past 25 years, according to research carried out by NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and partners.

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Arran Coastal Way recognised as one of our greatest

20 June, 2017

A 65-mile-long circular route around the Isle of Arran on Scotland’s south-west coast has been added to the Scotland’s Great Trails network by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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People from Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen invited to an SNH reception in Newburgh

13 June, 2017

People from Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen are invited to an informal reception, held by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), to find out about SNH’s work in the area, ask questions and give feedback to the nature and landscape organisation.

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MEDIA INVITE AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Launch of the Flow Country exhibition

13 June, 2017

Issued on behalf of The Peatland Partnership, of which SNH is a key member.

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Wave and tidal energy study finds no long-term disturbance to wildlife

13 June, 2017

Marine mammals and seabirds will continue to use the waters around operational wave and tidal renewable energy devices, finds a report published today (Tuesday) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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The Big Bog Gallery - Flanders Moss to take part in arts festival

01 June, 2017

Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve near Stirling is to become an outdoor art gallery as part of the Forth Valley Art Beat festival.

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Most comprehensive ever North-East mammal atlas launched

01 June, 2017

The most comprehensive description ever of land mammals in North-East Scotland was launched in Aberdeen this week, showcasing animals as varied as pine martens, wildcats, bats, deer, seals – and even humans.

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Top scientists appointed to advise Scottish Natural Heritage

30 May, 2017

Eight outstanding scientists have been appointed to support the scientific work of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). The new members will join SNH’s Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) and Expert Panel to help the organisation protect Scotland’s outstanding nature and landscapes with rigorous scientific evidence.

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