Last week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon of the SNP and Scottish Green Party co-leaders Patrick Harvie and Lorna Slater announced that their respective parties would hold ‘formal talks’ on a potential cooperation agreement. The SNP-Green Party talks represent an exciting …
One in nine species in Scotland is at risk of extinction. But Scotland’s amazing nature can recover if we help it! Support the #FightForScotlandsNature by sharing why nature matters to you at http://www.fightforscotlandsnature.scot/action
Scotland has climate targets. Now we need nature targets. Join our campaign calling on @scotgov to set binding targets to restore natural habitats and reverse the decline of Scotland’s nature on land and at sea. Add your voice: https://www.fightforscotlandsnature.scot/action #FightForScotlandsNature
Help us secure a new legally binding target for recovering #Scotland’s nature.
Tell the new Minister for the Environment @MairiMcAllan why nature matters to you and #FightForScotlandsNature http://www.woodlandtru.st/c89q9
We need legally binding targets for nature recovery in #Scotland to help nature recover and thrive.
Support the #FightForScotlandsNature and show the new Environment Minister @MairiMcAllan why nature matters to you http://www.woodlandtru.st/JhJKm
The nature we all love is struggling: 1 in 9 of Scotland’s species is at risk of extinction. But just like people, nature can recover. Add your voice to the #FightForScotlandsNature https://www.fightforscotlandsnature.scot/action
Mass extinction We are living through a mass extinction. Since 1970, our world has seen a drop of almost 70 per cent in the average population of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish, and over a quarter of assessed species …
MORE than 35 organisations, including primary school children, have joined forces to call on the First Minister to put nature at the heart of Scotland’s post-Covid-19 recovery. Together, they want the newly elected government to take urgent action to halt the rapid decline in Scottish wildlife and plants and to see legally binding targets by 2022 to help set Scotland’s nature on track to recovery by 2030.
It’s been said often enough, but many of us have never before appreciated or even noticed our natural environment as much as we have since the pandemic. Like a long lost friend, nature has helped to soften the blow of a tough few months peppered with restrictions after restrictions. For me highlights have been scuffing leaves along my regular woodland path in autumn
The month of May, I contend, is one of Scotland’s best. Even when spring has been slow to show itself, suddenly in May it puts on a performance, full of bees and blossom and bright green leaves. Nature’s drive for renewal is evident all around us. Added to that, May is Scotland’s sunniest month, and when the sun shines in May I can fool myself that it’s going to stay with us right through to September.
Scotland’s EU Continuity Bill was passed by MSPs on 22 December 2020. This bill is an important one for Scotland’s natural environment, as it aims to ensure that the environmental safeguards that came with EU membership remain in place now that the UK has left the EU.
Today MSPs at Holyrood voted to pass the EU Continuity Bill, setting out how Scotland will protect its natural environment from 1 January 2021, when the crucial environmental safeguards that come with EU membership cease to apply. The Fight for …
Scottish Environment LINK has warned Scotland’s natural environment and wildlife remain at grave risk unless major gaps in new Scottish nature laws are closed before Brexit.