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Appeal to help protect Mull wildlife

01 July, 2022

Visitors to Mull are being urged to help protect wildlife this summer in response to concerns about increased disturbance at island hotspots.

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£4.2m lifeline for Scotland’s most vulnerable species

29 June, 2022

Threatened species in Scotland have today received a £4.2m lifeline from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Scots warned of giant hogweed danger

28 June, 2022

People across Scotland are being warned of the dangers of giant hogweed, a toxic plant that can cause severe skin blisters, burns and even blindness.

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First steps of vital nature project features Minister for Biodiversity and other leading voices

27 June, 2022

NatureScot will this week host the first event in a year-long collaborative project, looking at new ways to restore and connect Scotland’s ecosystems. 

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Island nature reserves close to protect seabirds

27 June, 2022

NatureScot’s Isle of May and Noss National Nature Reserves (NNRs) will be closed to public landings from 1 July to help protect vulnerable seabird populations from avian influenza.

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New approaches for NatureScot to improve designated sites

22 June, 2022

NatureScot will be developing new approaches to ensure that protected areas help nature thrive across Scotland.

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