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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!

The man trying to save bats' lives - BBC News - 18 Sep 2017

Forestry grant widened - Forestry Commission - 18 Sep 2017

New Ben A'an path impresses visitors - Forestry Commission - 18 Sep 2017

Improved isotopic analysis capabilities for unrivalled precision and accuracy - The James Hutton Institute - 15 Sep 2017

St Cyrus public consultation begins - Scottish Natural Heritage - 14 Sep 2017

Prosperity without growth: is it possible, and could it answer economic challenges in Scotland? - The James Hutton Institute - 14 Sep 2017

New Community Champions - Forestry Commission - 14 Sep 2017

Woodland creation events at Ardoch Farm - Forestry Commission - 12 Sep 2017

Digital mapping techniques to improve knowledge of British soils - The James Hutton Institute - 08 Sep 2017

Scientists appeal to Scots to unearth ‘lost’ Ben Nevis weather data - British Geological Survey - 07 Sep 2017

Argyll nature reserve throws 40th birthday party - Scottish Natural Heritage - 05 Sep 2017

Scottish Government unveils Programme for Government - Keep Scotland Beautiful - 05 Sep 2017

OPEN OCTOBER | BGS Civils - British Geological Survey - 04 Sep 2017

Earlier budburst linked to warmer springs - Met Office - 01 Sep 2017

Young tagged hen harrier goes missing in 'suspicious' circumstances - BBC News - 01 Sep 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.