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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!

Billions of 'nurdles' littering beaches - BBC News - 17 Feb 2017

'Seagrasses' vital to coastal health - BBC News - 16 Feb 2017

Berries may be beneficial for diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity - The James Hutton Institute - 16 Feb 2017

Earth Observation Project - Education Scotland - 16 Feb 2017

Have a Blooming Good Time in the Woodlands - Forestry Commission - 16 Feb 2017

Join Forestry Commission Scotland's Voluntary Community Champion Programme - Forestry Commission - 16 Feb 2017

How can the UK reduce air pollution? - BBC News - 16 Feb 2017

Banned pollutants found in deepest reaches of our oceans - The James Hutton Institute - 15 Feb 2017

SEPA flood warning plans - Health Protection Scotland - 14 Feb 2017

Sound of crickets 'could become a thing of the past' - BBC News - 10 Feb 2017

'Record numbers' of dolphins detected off west Scotland - BBC News - 10 Feb 2017

Helping rivers to do what they can do… - Education Scotland - 10 Feb 2017

New shoots for forest planting - Forestry Commission - 10 Feb 2017

“Howzat” - Education Scotland - 09 Feb 2017

Cold with snow showers for some - Met Office - 09 Feb 2017

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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

World Soil Day 2016 - December 5th
05 Dec 2016

The first 'Valuing Your Soils' awareness raising workshop for farmers is taking place at Crichton on World Soils Day, 5th Dec.
18 Nov 2016

Where's Willie - November Blog - 40 years in soil science - has anything changed?
18 Nov 2016

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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.