Scotland is at a crucial stage in the development of a strategic, progressive marine planning system for its seas and it is essential that management approaches and priorities are clearly defined and the required resources for achieving them are in place. Under the adoption of the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) in 2008, Scotland … Read More »
This Environment Links UK statement sets out our views on Access to Justice in the UK. Environment Links UK (formerly Joint Links) collectively represents voluntary organisations with more than 8 million members across the UK. It comprises the combined memberships of Wildlife and Countryside Link, Scottish Environment LINK, Wales Environment Link and the Northern Ireland … Read More »
A statement by LINK’s Landscape subgroup on ‘Landscape and Wind Energy’ – April 2016
Joint Links statement on Access to Justice in the UK. This forms the basis of a Link submission to the 8th meeting of the UNECE Task Force on Access to Justice in Geneva in June 2015. The statement outlines the issues of cost, time limit and the scope of Judicial Review that undermine the UK’s … Read More »
This position statement sets out the Joint Links views on the EC REFIT ‘Fitness Check’ of the nature laws that exist to protect the most important wildlife species and habitats in the UK and Europe – the single biggest threat to UK and European nature and biodiversity in a generation.
Statement issued jointly by LINK Deer Task Force and the Forest Policy Group on 6 key principles for effective deer management in Scotland
A briefing paper from the Royal Society of Edinburgh and Scottish Environment LINK following a discussion forum organised by RSE and LINK held in June 2013.
Deer task force position at August 2013
For the 2020 Challenge to work, Scotland’s people need to see effective action on the ground, guided by this strategy and resulting in real positive biological change. LINK has come up with 14 targets for the next seven years. If we meet these targets, we will have made significant steps towards halting the loss of biodiversity … Read More »
Scottish Environment LINK’s discussion paper, commission by LINK and written by Simon Pepper, makes a strong please for a national consensus on a new goal of government with particular regard to the purpose of our economy