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New NatureScot report provides insights into rare hen harriers from millions of nest camera images

17 November, 2020

The success of one of Scotland’s rarest birds of prey, hen harriers, is closely linked to the age of parent birds, prey availability and land use, concludes a report published by NatureScot today.

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Winning videos celebrate nature reserves across Scotland

13 November, 2020

Stunning videos, featuring award-winning compositions inspired by Scotland’s national nature reserves, are being released today by NatureScot and Highland arts organisation, Fèis Rois.

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Winning videos launched for ‘In Tune with Nature’ lockdown contest

13 November, 2020

Stunning videos, featuring award-winning compositions inspired by Scotland’s national nature reserves, are being released today by NatureScot and Highland arts organisation, Fèis Rois.

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New Strategy for the Peatlands of Caithness and Sutherland

02 November, 2020

A public consultation has been launched to seek local views on a new draft strategy for the peatlands of Caithness and Sutherland.

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Autumnwatch comes to Tentsmuir and the Isle of May

20 October, 2020

Popular BBC series Autumnwatch will broadcast live from Tentsmuir from next week, beaming the wildlife of this special area into homes across the country.

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Lead nature agency celebrates spectacular autumn wildlife

15 October, 2020

Autumn heralds some spectacular displays of wildlife in Scotland, with thousands of migrating geese arriving, the fierce deer rut, and surging waterfalls. Lead nature agency NatureScot is sharing stunning images for those who can’t travel to witness these wildlife wonders this year.

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Outdoors and nature engagement sustained post-lockdown

14 October, 2020

An increase in people visiting the outdoors and engaging with nature has continued after lockdown, a new survey shows.

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Butterflies on the increase

09 October, 2020

Butterfly populations have increased in Scotland, likely as a consequence of warmer summers.

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First of its kind business project invests in nature’s future in Scottish Borders

07 October, 2020

A project with potential to significantly increase business investment in Scotland’s natural capital as part of our ‘green recovery’ from COVID-19, has launched in the Scottish Borders.

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First of its kind business project invests in nature’s future

07 October, 2020

A project with potential to significantly increase business investment in Scotland’s natural capital as part of our ‘green recovery’ from COVID-19, has launched in the Scottish Borders.

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