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Conservation charities unite to protect precious dune habitat

The Scottish Wildlife Trust has joined leading conservation charities to call on a developer to withdraw plans for a golf course at Coul Links, an unspoiled coastal site that is rich in wildlife. 

Concerns over planned Coul Links golf course

The Trust has expressed serious concerns about plans for a golf course at Coul Links near Embo in Sutherland. 

Study finds clear link between wild bee decline and neonicotinoids

A direct link between the decline of wild bees and neonicotinoid pesticides has been demonstrated by new research. 
17th Aug 2016Policy, Campaigns

Lowes osprey departs for Africa after a successful season

​Female osprey LF15 has left Loch of the Lowes reserve in Perthshire after successfully rearing a full brood of three chicks over the summer.

UK’s smallest butterfly given space to spread its wings

Habitat for the UK’s smallest butterfly is expanding along the Ayrshire coast thanks to a project led by the Scottish Wildlife Trust in partnership with Butterfly Conservation Scotland and local links golf courses. 

Trust calls for a redesign of agricultural subsidies

The Scottish Wildlife Trust is calling for a full reform of agriculture subsidies in Scotland, echoing calls made by the Director of the National Trust Dame Helen Ghosh.   
4th Aug 2016Policy, Breaking news

Trust Chief Executive calls for support in IUCN election

One month ahead of the World Conservation Congress the Chief Executive of the Scottish Wildlife Trust, Jonathan Hughes, has written to over 1,300 IUCN member organisations asking for their vote for a second term on the Union's Global Council.
3rd Aug 2016Policy

New chapter for Coigach and Assynt Living Landscape Partnership

Coigach and Assynt Living Landscape Partnership has secured funding worth £2.9 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund, with additional support from other funders.

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