Learning about invasive non-native species – resources for schools and universities
Invasive non-native species are one of the top threats to global biodiversity, cost the economy over £1.7 billion a year, and can even impact on our health and the way we live. Their impacts affect us all, and we can all help to prevent their spread. The GB Non-native Species Secretariat [...]
Scottish Invasive Species Initiative School Film Project
Check out the final two productions from the SISI Primary School Film project! Primary school pupils have worked with SISI staff and Media Education to learn about invasive species and film making. Milnes Primary School have created a film about Japanese knotweed - and what we can to do tackle [...]
Pupils share their films about managing invasive species
Two more fantastic films have been released from the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) School Film Project Pupils from Bualnaluib Primary School in Wester Ross have created an Introduction to Biosecurity film with some great animations. We hear all about biosecurity and how to protect our natural environment in Scotland [...]
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Scottish schools create films about invasive species
The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative has been making movies with the young people of Kellands Primary School, Bualnaluib (Aultbea) Primary School and Scourie Primary. Check out these films here.
Scourie primary school pupils tell the story of mink in Scotland
Watch this great video created and filmed by Scourie Primary School, together with the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative and Media Education. Pupils share the story of American mink and how they established in Scotland, including their impacts on our native water voles. Find out more about the schools film project [...]