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

Sustainable Scotland

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

Strong Voice

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

Effective Network

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

News and Updates

Setting our Seas on a Path for Recovery – Environment LINK Biennial event 2021

16 Sep 2021

The marine environment is one of the UK’s greatest assets. Our seas provide vital ecosystem services, including food provision, protection from storms, nutrient cycling and mitigation of climate change impacts, but ongoing destruction of marine habitats and ecosystems impair their ability to provide these life-sustaining benefits. For the opening session of Environment Links UK biennial […]

Programme for Government: commitments must deliver a transformation for nature

07 Sep 2021

Scottish Environment LINK welcomes today’s Programme for Government outlined by the First Minister (7 September). As we embark on the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration, the need to tackle the global climate and nature emergency is urgent. Two major UN reports (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC and Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services […]

Avoiding a chemical crisis for Scotland’s seas

30 Aug 2021

Author: Hannah Evans, Project Officer, Fidra   We’ve all heard about the devasting effects of plastic pollution and we know our relationship with single-use materials needs to change. We’ve seen plastic bottles, food containers and shopping bags floating in the seas. We’ve watched footage of marine life swimming in a fog of our disposable debris. […]

Our Members and Supporters

LINK has 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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