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Pearl mussel protection stepped up in Kyle of Sutherland

03 September, 2014

Surveillance of a Highland river system is to be stepped up as part of a national project to protect and monitor fragile populations of freshwater pearl mussels.

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Dive in to explore Scotland’s hidden treasures

20 August, 2014

Virtual underwater dives showcasing some of Scotland's most important marine wildlife have been published online today (Wednesday) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Seeing the lighthouses on the Isle of May

20 August, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is offering a unique chance over the weekend of 6th and 7th September to see inside the lighthouses on the Isle of May.

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SNH: sustainable stewardship of Scotland’s seas helps them act as vast carbon sink

20 August, 2014

Around 18 million tonnes of organic carbon in plant and animal materials are stored in the top 10 centimetres of sediments in Scotland’s seas, a new report from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has highlighted.

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Report explores the potential entanglement risk for marine animals

20 August, 2014

Guidance which aims to help appraise the likelihood of large marine animals becoming entangled in marine renewable energy device mooring systems and cables has been published today (Wednesday) in a report commissioned by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Greenspace gives us the feel good factor

18 August, 2014

People who regularly visit their local greenspace are more likely to feel healthy, says a report published today (Monday 18th) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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New report finds Scottish shingle thriving

14 August, 2014

A report published today finds that there are more vegetated shingle beaches in Scotland than previously thought – and most of them are in good condition.

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Major survey set to start on Ben Nevis North Face

06 August, 2014

Climbers are set to take part in the most detailed botanical survey ever to be carried out on part of Britain’s highest mountain.

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SNH advice for walkers as deer stalking season begins

05 August, 2014

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is advising walkers heading for the hills this Autumn to check ahead for possible deer stalking taking place on estates.

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Trad Folk on Hard Rock

04 August, 2014

A nature reserve in the south west of Scotland is hosting the very best of traditional Scottish folk music and a guided geology this Saturday (9 August).

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