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Top five threats to UK’s wildlife (and what to do about them) – new report

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The Conversation (October 3, 2019) shares the headline findings from the recently released State of Nature 2019 report.  This includes the impacts of agriculture, pollution, climate, change, urbanisation, and non-native species.

Read More Published: 08.10.19

Keep Scotland Beautiful publish resources to support action on climate change

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See Keep Scotland Beautiful’s climate challenge fund, and their Carbon Literacy Guide . This provides 1. A vision of what our communities will be like in low carbon future 2.  A brief introduction to climate change. 3. An overview of how our everyday actions contribute to climate change, and…

Read More Published: 08.10.19

Scotland’s climate week 2019

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Arm yourself with climate challenge facts, information and resources! Find out about the 15 key consequences of climate change for Scotland; check out each country’s Climate Action Tracker; track changes in Scotland’s climate over the last century; Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissionsScotland’s Climate Change Plan…

Read More Published: 08.10.19

‘Ant Boy’ sees New Horizons ahead with national award win

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Cairngorms National Park news (19 September 2019) reports on their New Horizons award to recognise the achievements of a young person, under 30 years of age who has made a significant contribution to a National Park. Xander ‘Ant Boy’ Johnston is the deserving winner.

Read More Published: 03.10.19

Latest Scottish Household Survey findings – and attitudes to climate change

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This report finds an increase in the proportion of people visiting the outdoors on a weekly basis (up from 52% in 2017 to 59% in 2018 – the highest level reported since the time series began in 2006) and the continuing increase in the proportion of people who…

Read More Published: 26.09.19

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry and Land Scotland Scottish Forestry Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland