Monthly Archives: March 2017

Invasive non-native species and why we intervene

To be blunt, invasive non-native species damage our environmental economy and health.  Stan Whitaker, SNH’s Policy & Advice Manager for Ecosystems & Biodiversity, explains further. In conserving threatened species, we have to focus our limited resources on those where we … Continue reading

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World Wildlife Day

It’s UN World Wildlife Day and this year’s theme is Listen to the Young Voices. Izzy, Katie and Ryan from ReRoute, Scotland’s Youth Biodiversity Panel, tell us why young voices matter for Scotland’s wildlife as well as sharing their Scottish wildlife … Continue reading

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Working with nature to manage flood risk

Flooding was identified as the top environmental risk to the UK over the next century by the recent UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA). Sarah Hutcheon, SNH’s Senior Adviser on Freshwater Policy, explains how we can manage this risk. In the … Continue reading

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