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Further action needed on Scotland’s Climate Change Plan

The Scottish Wildlife Trust has welcomed ambitious proposals for reducing Scotland’s carbon emissions, but has also highlighted seven areas where further action is needed.  

Comment on Scotland's Place in Europe

The Trust's Chief Executive Jonny Hughes welcomes the Scottish Government's assurance on long term investment to maintain environmental standards. 
20th Dec 2016Policy, Breaking news

​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.

Trust Chief Executive addresses Scottish Government Directors on Natural Capital

A presentation by Jonny Hughes, Chief Executive of the Scottish Wildlife Trust and Chair of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital to the Scottish Government Directors Network about the potential benefits of natural capital to Scotland.
29th Sep 2016Policy, Education

State of Nature report reveals continued decline in Scotland's wildlife

A major report revealing that almost one in ten Scottish species are at risk of extinction has been published today.

Autumn Changes Edinburgh photography competition

As the nights draw in Edinburgh Living Landscape is asking people to share their images of seasonal change for a new photography competition called Autumn Changes Edinburgh. 

Trust issues warning over cuts to nature following Brexit

The Scottish Wildlife Trust has warned that Brexit should not be seen as an opportunity to reduce protection for wildlife and habitats or to cut funding for the natural environment. 
5th Sep 2016Policy, Breaking news

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. 

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