It’s an unavoidable truth that in nature conservation, success can sometimes produce intangible results. Much of what we try to achieve inevitably comprises stopping bad things happening to the environment. A successful bridge-builder has a bridge to look at where there was none; a fund manager, funds to help spend; a medic has well people, who were previously sick. The successful environmental campaigner might find … [continue reading] Better than Cure
Here at Have You Got The Bottle? we’re fighting for Scotland’s nature. We know about the negative impacts that litter has on wildlife; from insects and small mammals getting stuck inside bottles, to seabirds and creatures feeding plastic to their young. Evidence suggests that more than 140,000 bottles and cans are littered in Scotland every single day. … [continue reading] Have You Got The Bottle? is fighting for Scotland’s nature
Without a doubt Scotland’s land, seas and iconic wildlife have benefited from the EU ‘Nature Directives’ – the Birds and Habitats Directive and other environmental pillars such as the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Scottish Seabird Centre CEO Susan Davies explains why the centre is supporting the Fight for Scotland's Nature campaign. … [continue reading] Seabirds and marine wildlife need a future underpinned by strong environmental protection laws
Our opportunities for experiencing wildness continue to be diminished through landscape degradation and species decline. It’s vital we don’t reduce our existing commitments as a society to uphold our human right to a healthy environment. We must have laws in place to protect, conserve and repair our wildest places for the benefit of everyone. … [continue reading] John Muir Trust backs Fight for Scotland’s Nature campaign
More than 22,000 people, including primary school children, have written to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon calling for a Scottish Environment Act to protect Scotland’s nature and ensure Brexit doesn’t roll back crucial environmental protections. The calls come at a time of renewed focus on environmental issues … [continue reading] Over 22,000 people demand a Scottish Environment Act
Scotland must take urgent action to halt its declining biodiversity, say campaigners following the release of a major global report revealing that one million animal and plant species worldwide are threatened with extinction. … [continue reading] Global biodiversity report: Where does Scotland stand?