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21stDecember 2021

Skills needed for jobs in Scotland’s nature-based sector – conference report

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The Scotsman has shared this Sustainable Scotland conference report: What is needed for a nature-based green economy (30 November 2021). At this event, Claudia Rowse, head of sustainability at NatureScot, warned that the existing nature-based workforce was “insufficient in capacity, skills and training” to help tackle the climate crisis and [...]

9thDecember 2021

Skills needed for jobs in Scotland’s nature-based sector – conference report

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This Sustainable Scotland conference report: What is needed for a nature-based green economy article is published by The Scotsman (30 November 2021). It features Claudia Rowse, head of sustainability at NatureScot who addresses how we should tackle the climate crisis and support green economic recovery.  She notes that that the [...]

23rdNovember 2021

A greener Glasgow

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This Scottish Pollinators post (18 November 2021) describes Green Connectors, a five-year project to create valuable habitat links throughout the city for pollinators (and other wildlife).  This will nurture wildflower meadows, hedges and tree planting in a jigsaw of appropriate sites.

11thNovember 2021

COP26 shines a light on nature-based solutions

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This article in The Conversation (9th November 2021) explores COP26: how unlocking nature’s power can help the UK step up its fight against climate change. It describes a range of nature based solutions for flood risk, peatland degradation, agriculture and forestry issues, and improving urban infrastructure, like green roofs.

14thOctober 2021

A dream job in river restoration

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An environmental conservation apprentice shares his work experience in this NatureScot guest blog with Lantra Scotland (14 October 2021).  His job is to restore Scotland’s rivers with the Forth Rivers Trust. Find out about his journey into a conservation career, and pick up some tips,

13thOctober 2021

Nature Scot and CLD Outdoor Learning

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This webinar is for Community Learning and Development (CLD) practitioners or educators with an interest in resources for green recovery, learning outdoors and health activities in the outdoors.  It features environmental volunteering and the John Muir Award, highlighting the value of nature, health and wellbeing and green health partnerships as [...]

12thAugust 2021

Calling young green volunteers

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Are you aged 18-24 years old? Be one of 200 volunteers to take action on Re:Green in the Western Highlands of Scotland. The 2 or 4 week projects aim  to protect the Scottish rainforest and ancient woodland, as Raleigh International’s first-ever UK programme.