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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!

Inspiring insights from the Isle of May - Education Scotland - 23 May 2017

Warm weather on the way - Met Office - 22 May 2017

Tax plastic drinking straws, firm says - BBC News - 22 May 2017

Would you drive a car made from plants? - BBC News - 18 May 2017

Mull Eagle Watch – community takes a thriving partnership to new success - Education Scotland - 18 May 2017

Discover Loch Leven with a fun family day - Scottish Natural Heritage - 18 May 2017

Come and experience the power of plants on Plant Power Day - The James Hutton Institute - 17 May 2017

What will global conservation look like 50 years from now… - Education Scotland - 16 May 2017

Parkland trees being planted at Nether Horsburgh - Forestry Commission - 16 May 2017

Enforcement - a tool needed to combat littering - Keep Scotland Beautiful - 15 May 2017

Statistical News Release: The Proportion of Scotland's Protected Sites in Favourable Condition 2017 - Scottish Natural Heritage - 12 May 2017

Single Use Biodegradable Cups: Our response - Keep Scotland Beautiful - 12 May 2017

High risk of deer on roads in May - Scottish Natural Heritage - 11 May 2017

Scotland sees newest nature reserves - Scottish Natural Heritage - 11 May 2017

New all–abilities trail at Bennachie - Forestry Commission - 10 May 2017

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Scotland's soils: the gateway to soils data and information
04 Apr 2017

March Newsletter - Part 2: It's all about... our fabulous forests and wonderful woodlands
31 Mar 2017

March Newsletter - Part 1: It's all about... fabulous forests and wonderful woodlands
28 Mar 2017

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

Soil fertility - Data farming provides new insights on soil fertility
10 Mar 2017

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News archive

Our archived news lets you catch up on any environmental issues you may have missed. We have also archived our website updates so you can see our past successes. To view our archived news or updates please use the links below.