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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!

High risk of unprecedented rainfall - Met Office - 24 Jul 2017

World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland - BBC News - 23 Jul 2017

Farm subsidies 'must be earned' - Gove - BBC News - 21 Jul 2017

Funding available now to restore Scotland’s peatlands - Scottish Natural Heritage - 21 Jul 2017

Forest tourism boost for Tweed Valley - Forestry Commission - 21 Jul 2017

Elephant seals 'recognise vocal rhythm' - BBC News - 20 Jul 2017

Gaelic music and culture to the fore at national nature reserves - Scottish Natural Heritage - 19 Jul 2017

Do cows really lie down when it’s about to rain? - Met Office - 18 Jul 2017

Moray ospreys translocated to Basque Country - Forestry Commission - 18 Jul 2017

Will wildcat lynx be reintroduced to the UK? - BBC News - 17 Jul 2017

Scotland’s parks celebrate soaring success - Keep Scotland Beautiful - 17 Jul 2017

What is green infrastructure? - Education Scotland - 14 Jul 2017

Blueberry growers advised to remain alert about recently-detected pest - The James Hutton Institute - 14 Jul 2017

The public love our App! - Met Office - 13 Jul 2017

Take a ride through the woodlands of Glasgow - Forestry Commission - 13 Jul 2017

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Blog: Scotland rocks: learn more about the geology that shapes our landscape
30 Jun 2017

Blog: "My soil is the best in Scotland! Do I win a prize?"... well maybe you could
22 Jun 2017

Blog: Our rocks and landforms: the 'great stone book' of Scotland
20 Jun 2017

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

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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.