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Scotland's environment news

We've gathered a collection of environmental news stories from trusted sources so you can keep up to date with the stories that matter on Scotland's environment. If you find any news stories you think we should be publishing - Contact Us. Our archived news will let you catch up on any news you've missed!

New online service to support management of water quality and ecosystems in the UK - The James Hutton Institute - 24 Mar 2017

SEPA urges locals to sign up to new flood warning scheme for River Garnock - Scottish Environment Protection Agency - 23 Mar 2017

New Clouds named in WMO Cloud Atlas - Met Office - 23 Mar 2017

GeoSciML data standard becomes official - British Geological Survey - 22 Mar 2017

£7.3m in funding for new green infrastructure projects across Scotland - Scottish Natural Heritage - 22 Mar 2017

SEPA invites locals to learn about new flood warning scheme for the River Cree in Newton Stewart - Scottish Environment Protection Agency - 21 Mar 2017

Scotland’s first Sustainable Growth Agreement signed by Stirling business - Scottish Environment Protection Agency - 20 Mar 2017

Hutton soil detectives support multi-agency search for Moira Anderson - The James Hutton Institute - 17 Mar 2017

Why do whales get stranded? - BBC News - 17 Mar 2017

SEPA urges locals to sign up to new flood warning scheme for Loch Lomond and River Leven - Scottish Environment Protection Agency - 16 Mar 2017

Best Soil in Show 2017: ready, steady, dig! - The James Hutton Institute - 15 Mar 2017

Seven breakthrough proposals for tackling waste - Keep Scotland Beautiful - 15 Mar 2017

Vandals threatening other people’s safety - Forestry Commission - 15 Mar 2017

Project to bring nature back to the River Tyne - Scottish Environment Protection Agency - 14 Mar 2017

App, App and Away! - Glasgow City Council - 13 Mar 2017

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Hutton soil detectives support multi-agency search for Moira Anderson
17 Mar 2017

Data farming provides new insights on soil fertility
10 Mar 2017

Scottish soils featured in art and science crossover project
28 Feb 2017

SRUC Soil Workshop - Valuing your soils - Improving farm efficiency come along to this free soils awareness raising event in Brechin on 14th Feb 2017
14 Feb 2017

Where's Willie - December Blog - Willie shares his thoughts on the changes he's seen over his career as a soil scientist.
12 Dec 2016

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