Tag Archives: nature conservation

Local community takes pride in local conservation site

The Friends of Almondell and Calderwood Country Park tell us how they‘re implementing management to improve the biodiversity of their local wildlife site – Calderwood Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).    The group embarked on an initial five year … Continue reading

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What will global conservation look like 50 years from now…

SNH’s Clive Mitchell, Strategic Development Manager, examines the question. The inaugural WildTalk event on wildlife conservation at St Andrew’s University saw four speakers take on the challenge of anticipating what global conservation might look like 50 years from now. The … Continue reading

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Remembering Derek Ratcliffe

The recent publication of Nature’s Conscience: The Life and Legacy of Derek Ratcliffe is a timely reminder of one of our foremost environmentalists. Derek immersed himself in nature, and when he highlighted the disastrous effects of pesticides on peregrines he … Continue reading

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