Who We Are

Scottish Environment LINK is the forum for Scotland’s voluntary environment community, with over 40 member bodies representing a broad spectrum of environmental interests with the common goal of contributing to a more environmentally sustainable society.  We are a Scottish Charity (SC000296) and a Scottish Company Limited by guarantee (SC250899), core funded by Membership Subscriptions and by grants from NatureScot, Scottish Government and Charitable Trusts.

We facilitate change: we build collaboration, and support and enable partnership working to add value for the environment through leadership and engagement. As the voice for Scotland’s environment, the LINK network exists to support our members in making change happen on the ground for a healthier environment, healthier societies and a healthier planet.

LINK launched its strategy for 2020-2024 on 6 March, read more about it here.

What We Do

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Sustainable Scotland

Where Scotland’s nature, land and seascapes are healthy and resilient, able to support thriving communities and flourishing people.

Scotlink delegates at Scottish Parliament

Strong Voice

For the environment, nature, land and seascapes so they are able to support a prosperous future.

Scotlink staff and campaigners outside in Edinburgh holding campaign banners.

Effective Network

Able to communicate effectively, work together and achieve more as a result.

News and Updates

Invasive Non-Native Species: Should all Nature be Championed?

18 May 2022

Invasive Species Week  The international community is facing twin emergencies: climate change and biodiversity loss. These entangled crises demand swift action from policymakers and Nicola Sturgeon’s recent commitment to showing leadership on both crises is very welcomed. Tackling the nature crisis can feel even more complex than the climate crisis and yet it is paramount […]

Land and People in Scotland: the new Cairngorms National Park Plan

06 May 2022

Land and People in Scotland: the new Cairngorms National Park Plan showing the way in this Decade of Ecosystem Restoration Despite its status as the birthplace of John Muir – ‘the patron saint of national parks’ – Scotland arrived late on the scene.  More than a century behind the USA, and half a century behind […]

Wake-up Call

26 Apr 2022

Since the 1970s our global consumption of natural resources has tripled – taking a devastating toll on our planet. Our lifestyles and ever-increasing appetite for raw materials have now destroyed [i]two-thirds of the world’s rainforests, [ii]half the coral reefs, and [iii]87% of all wetlands. A staggering [iv]90 percent of the world’s biodiversity loss has been […]

Our Members and Supporters

LINK has over 40 Members representing a broad spectrum of environmental interests with the common goal of contributing to a more environmentally sustainable society.

Together they are the joint voice of the environment sector.

See all of our members and supporters

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