02 Feb 2015
Scottish Environment LINK’s Marine Taskforce will be hosting the following event: How can marine spatial planning lead to a thriving natural marine environment in Scotland? This event will take place in the Conference Room at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (Arboretum Place, Edinburgh EH3 5NZ) on Thursday 12th February 2015 from 2pm – 6pm, followed […]
20 Jan 2015
We are delighted to announce that our latest Species Champion is Liz Smith MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife who is now championing the Slender Scotch Burnet Moth. This rare moth is confined to the steep, south-facing slopes under basalt cliffs on Mull and is on the Scottish Biodiversity List; not a moment too soon […]
13 Jan 2015
FOR THE first time, we now have the means to monitor and look after the ecological health of our seas, says Calum Duncan FOR centuries, our seas have been heavily exploited for their fish, and as the highways of our trade. More recently a host of different, new industries, such as fossil fuel extraction, fish […]
10 Dec 2014
This adorable species is the latest to be championed under the LINK Species Champion initiative. Jamie Hepburn MSP for Cumbernauld and Kilsyth becomes the latest Species Champion totaling up to 72 MSPs Species Champions and 87 unique species! To find out more about this species click here!
21 Nov 2014
LINK’s Species Champion initiative was Highly Commended at the RSPB Scotland Nature of Scotland Awards under the category of ‘Innovation Award’ on November 20th 2014. We’re also delighted to hear that Claudia Beamish MSP who is the Species Champion for the Sea Trout and Forester Moth won Politician of the Year Award. The awards were […]
18 Nov 2014
Now is the time to enhance the legacy of John Muir, says John Mayhew Scotland’s landscapes rank amongst the best in the world in their richness, quality and diversity. We have wild mountains, pristine rivers and lochs, ancient forests and stunning coastline and islands – all rich in wildlife and history. Our landscapes enhance our […]
07 Oct 2014
Scottish Environment LINK are delighted to announce that Ken Macintosh MSP brings the total of MSP Species Champions to 70, well over the halfway mark. Ken is the Species Champion for the Black Grouse and,LINK will continue to search suitable match-ups for the remaining MSPs.
23 Sep 2014
The public deserve an equal right of appeal Current planning laws heavily favour the developers, says Clare Symonds CAMPAIGN group Planning Democracy asked MSPs on Holyrood’s petitions committee recently to consider the case for equal rights of appeal for communities in planning decisions. The need for this petition comes from the strong feeling of injustice […]
25 Aug 2014
LINK’s Species Champion initiative has been short-listed for the RSPB Scotland Nature of Scotland Awards under the category of ‘Innovation Award’. We’re also delighted to hear that four of our Species Champion MSPs have also been short-listed for Politician of the Year Award: Claire Baker MSP, Claudia Beamish MSP, Mary Scanlon MSP and Willie Rennie […]
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