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From the Scottish Highlands to the Cameron Highlands
Ross Watson is back from his journey to Malaysia for the World Youth Foundation on Health and Environment Conference and is feeling inspired by the efforts of the young delegates to champion the environment. From the Scottish Highlands to the Cameron Highlands As I slept fitfully, I kept an eye...
13 Dec 2012
Native upland woodland expansion survey
RSPB Conservation Scientist, Jonathan Groom, writes about fieldwork in the Perthshire hills. 4:00am starts, black grouse, hen harriers and more. Native upland woodland expansion survey Field work has its ups and downs. The 4:00am start so that I can be at my first survey point and ready to go at...
4 May 2012
Scotland's rainforest: Rio+20 & peatlands
Rio+20 begins today. Our Senior Land Use Policy Officer (Climate), Jim Densham, discusses the global importance of Scotland's peat . Scotland's rainforest Climate Change Minister Stewart Stevenson MSP and Secretary of State Caroline Spelman MP visited a Brazilian rainforest on Monday as...
20 Jun 2012
State of Nature in Scotland
State of Nature in Scotland Yesterday I participated in a ground breaking event. I hosted the launch of the Scottish end of the State of Nature report. This is a collaboration of expert bodies pooling data about wildlife species and diagnosing the problems they face. 25 organisations all deeply concerned...
23 May 2013
Protecting our seabirds
The World Fisheries Congress has been in Edinburgh these past few days. This is the first time the meeting has been held in Europe, so a feather in the cap for Scotland. This four yearly meeting of scientists, fisheries organisations, Government officials and related professions was passionately addressed...
11 May 2012
Conservation for carbon and for nature: having our cake and eating it?
Mitigation or adaptation? Carbon conservation or nature conservation? A recent paper by Chris Thomas and others looks at whether these two things can be balanced effectively. The approach is based on mapping, for carbon and for nature. The maps for conservation importance are produced using ‘zonation’...
26 Jul 2013
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