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Mapping our species-rich grasslands

According to UK charity Plantlife, Britain has lost 97% of its species-rich grassland in less than a century. Hundreds of plants, fungi and invertebrate species rely on these important habitats – which in turn support healthy populations of birds and … Continue reading

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Habitat Map of Scotland, our favourite habitats – Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands [H6150]

The Habitat Map of Scotland is mapping our habitats of European importance. This is one of our most important upland habitats. In the wider European Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification this corresponds to E4.21 (Oroboreal Carex bigelowii-Racomitrium moss-heaths) No, … Continue reading

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Scotland’s saltmarshes are mapped for the first time

The Habitat Map of Scotland Project has now completed the next step in mapping our coast with the publication of a map of Scotland’s saltmarshes – the data is now available to download here. Between 2010 and 2012 all saltmarshes … Continue reading

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