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​Trust welcomes decision to retain Nature Directives

The Scottish Wildlife Trust is delighted that EU Commissioners have decided to retain and strengthen implementation of the laws that provide vital protection for Europe’s threatened species and habitats.

Continuing concern about proposed ship- to- ship transfers in the Cromarty Firth

The Scottish Wildlife Trust has joined a number of conservation charities including Whale and Dolphin Conservation and the Marine Conservation Society to express concerns about the Cromarty Firth Port Authority’s application to undertake shi

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

Scottish Wildlife Trust & Buglife Scotland call for permanent ban on damaging insecticides

The Scottish Wildlife Trust and Buglife Scotland are leading a campaign calling for a permanent ban on three neonicotinoid insecticides in Scotland because of the detrimental effects on bees and other wild pollinators.

Charities back strengthening deer management measures in Land Reform Bill

A group of environmental charities are supporting the call by an SNP member of the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee, Michael Russell MSP, for deer management in Scotland to be tightened up through the Land Reform Bill.

Trust launches vision for Scotland in 50 years

The Trust is calling for 50 changes over the next 50 years to dramatically restore Scotland’s natural environment including the reintroduction of lynx, restoring all peatlands and designating Scotland’s first urban National Park, in a

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