17 October, 2019
Funding of £20,000 has been announced for projects to engage young people with nature at an event to celebrate Scotland’s Youth Biodiversity Panel.
10 October, 2019
The Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) consultation about wild birds ended yesterday, garnering over 700 responses.
07 October, 2019
An additional 20,000 trees will be planted in and around Beinn Eighe next year as part of work to expand native woodlands on some of Scotland’s finest National Nature Reserves (NNRs).
SNH media statement: IPCC's Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC)
25 September, 2019
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) today issues a statement on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC).
The report is understood to be the first to specifically address the impacts of a warming world on Earth's oceans and cryosphere — the parts of the planet that are covered in ice, such as glaciers, permafrost and sea ice — to outline the risks that they face.
18 September, 2019
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has teamed up with a local community to help people enjoy one of Scotland’s best wildlife spectacles responsibly.
09 September, 2019
Harbour seals are doing well on the west coast of Scotland but have declined around some parts of the eastern coastline, recent surveys show.
09 September, 2019
There’s still time to respond to the Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) consultation about wild birds, with a deadline of 9 October.
06 September, 2019
An extremely rare seabird has raised its chick on the Isle of May this summer – a clear sign that conservation action on the national nature reserve is working.
03 September, 2019
28 August, 2019
A new population of globally endangered freshwater pearl mussels has been discovered in a Scottish river, giving fresh hope to scientists working to conserve the rare mollusc.