21 February, 2024
People around Scotland are doing more than ever to help save threatened bees, moths, and hoverflies, according to a new NatureScot report.
13 February, 2024
New research investigating reports of badger predation on lambs on Scottish farms has found that foxes were responsible.
06 February, 2024
NatureScot has updated guidance for gull licensing in response to significant and serious declines in all five species that breed in Scotland.
23 January, 2024
Efforts to save Scotland’s critically endangered population of chough must step up, as studies predict the bird may become extinct in Scotland within decades, according to a new NatureScot report.
11 January, 2024
A new report from NatureScot has shown that the effects of hotter and wetter weather are creating significant changes to the numbers and species of birds thriving in urban, woodland, upland and farmland habitats. Climate change, which has seen wetter summers and warmer winters in Scotland, has caused increases to some bird populations and decreases for others.
11 January, 2024
An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland
28 December, 2023
Rum National Nature Reserve (NNR) welcomed some new residents this year with the arrival of two rare Highland pony foals.
22 December, 2023
Visitors to NatureScot’s Forvie National Nature Reserve (NNR) are being reminded of guidance to protect seals with the reserve home to a record number of pups.
21 December, 2023
Naturally regenerating trees have increased by around 25% in six years at Invereshie and Inshriach National Nature Reserve (NNR), a new survey shows.
19 December, 2023
NatureScot is encouraging people to get out into nature over the festive period to try and spot 10 types of winter bird.