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Refreshed Fossil Code celebrates Scotland’s female fossil pioneers

09 August, 2023

NatureScot has today published the refreshed Scottish Fossil Code, which encourages people to use Scotland’s world-renowned fossil heritage responsibly.

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Goldeneye breeding success at Muir of Dinnet

01 August, 2023

A bumper breeding season for rare goldeneye ducks is being celebrated at NatureScot’s Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (NNR).

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Rum rocks to play a key role in Mars space mission

28 July, 2023

Ancient rocks from the Isle of Rum are playing an important role in an international space mission to discover more about Mars.

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Scotland’s £65m nature restoration fund invites projects to apply now

20 July, 2023

Conservation projects that aim to put Scotland’s land, rivers and seas back on the road to recovery are being invited to apply to a multi-million pound nature restoration fund.

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Multi-species conservation programme arrives in the Inner Hebrides and Argyll

14 July, 2023

Species on the Edge partnership news release

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Avian flu vigilance high as reports of dead seabirds increase

12 July, 2023

Scotland’s Avian Flu Task Force is on high alert following an increase in reports of dead seabirds around our coasts.

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New boardwalk extension opens at popular West Lothian nature reserve

06 July, 2023

An extended boardwalk has opened at NatureScot’s Blawhorn National Nature Reserve (NNR), giving visitors even more opportunities to explore this fascinating natural area.

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Avian flu impacts breeding success of Scottish birds of prey

29 June, 2023

The breeding success of a number or bird of prey species, particularly eagles, may have been impacted by avian flu, according to a report published by NatureScot today.

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New multi-species conservation programme arrives on the Solway Coast

28 June, 2023

A Species on the Edge Partnership News Release

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