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Report shows mixed picture for birds of prey in Scotland

06 March, 2015

A new report published by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) shows some of the most complete statistical trends ever for birds of prey in Scotland, and lays the groundwork to gain even more information about raptor populations in the future.

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SNH’s Des Thompson elected as RSE Fellow

03 March, 2015

Professor Des Thompson, Principal Adviser on Biodiversity in Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), author and internationally-known expert on upland ecology, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) today.

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SNH: advice in planning yields better results for people and nature

20 February, 2015

Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH) engagement in the planning system is delivering benefits for people and nature, its Board heard on Thursday 19 February.

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Fresh aims to protect Uists’ wader birds and stimulate local economy

19 February, 2015

Internationally important numbers of breeding wader birds help support the rural economy of the Outer Hebrides, the board of Scottish Natural Heritage recognised today.

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