Tag Archives: World Water Day

How many lakes are there in Scotland?

A trick question perhaps?! On World Water Day, our freshwater advisory officer Ewan Lawrie takes a closer look at the answer. Similar to “how long is a piece of string?”, how you measure and define a body of water can … Continue reading

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#YCW2020: A spotlight on our freshwater and wetland habitats for World Water Day

This year’s message for World Water Day – Water and Climate Change – Everyone Has a Role to Play – stresses the need for us to use water wisely and care for our watery habitats and species. With increasingly extreme … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Water Day with Peatlands

Since 2012, over 10,000 hectares of peatlands have been set on the road to restoration through the Scottish Government-funded Peatland ACTION initiative, coordinated by Scottish Natural Heritage. On World Water Day, Fiona Mann, Peatland ACTION Communications Officer, explains the importance … Continue reading

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