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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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Wireweed, the fast invading line of dirty washing

Iain Macdonald, SNH Policy & Advice Officer, tells us about the mysterious seaweed that’s making its way up the west coast of Scotland. I had been aware of wireweed for some time. How long for I don’t really know, certainly … Continue reading

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Repelling invasives

Aliens were in the news last week – but these ones are from right here on planet Earth. In a week-long awareness raising push by the UK Government, invasive, non-native species and the problems they can cause were put under … Continue reading

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