11 June, 2021
White-tailed eagles have appeared on Loch Lomond for the first time in over a hundred years.
03 June, 2021
A full census reveals Scotland’s harbour seals are doing well overall but there remains a striking divide between east and west coast populations.
31 May, 2021
With increased collisions between deer and vehicles at this time of year, NatureScot is warning motorists to slow down and be on the lookout for deer on the road.
27 May, 2021
NatureScot is urging gardeners to choose alternatives to peat, now that garden centres have opened up around Scotland. Digging up peat to use in a garden destroys wildlife and releases carbon into the atmosphere, accelerating climate change, as well as increasing flooding in areas where it is dug up.
26 May, 2021
New projects that protect and grow Scotland’s marine life, boosting the vulnerable wild oyster population by tens of thousands; and supporting fragile freshwater pearl mussels are among the latest recipients in an ambitious expansion ‘into the water’ by the Scottish Government's Biodiversity Challenge Fund.
25 May, 2021
NatureScot will today launch a public consultation on its proposed third Gaelic Language Plan.
25 May, 2021
An-diugh cuiridh NatureScot air chois co-chomhairleachadh poblach mun treas Plana Gàidhlig aige a thathar a’ moladh.
International Day for Biological Diversity 22 May: Critical declines and vital signs of hope for Scotland’s nature
21 May, 2021
Scotland is widely known for its biological diversity (variety of nature), and as we approach this significant day, NatureScot’s latest report highlights the changing picture of nature across the country.
20 May, 2021
NatureScot has today launched the next phase of a £1.25 million project using artificial intelligence to improve the management of Scotland’s protected areas.