LINK Thinks is a space for members and others to express their views about Scotland’s environment. If you would like to contribute a blog please contact email@example.com. The opinions expressed in this blog are the author's and not necessarily those of the wider LINK membership.
Our precious sea areas need to rest
30 Jul 2014
Life in our marine protected areas can make a significant recovery if we take genuine action to reverse its decline, says Calum Duncan There is a mournful Gaelic proverb that can send a shiver down any spine – Cha bhi fios air math an tobair gus an tràigh e – the value of the well […]
Wartime laws must be repealed to protect Scotland’s prestigious assets from agricultural vandalism, says Calum Brown The ownership and use of Scotland’s natural resources are at the centre of the independence debate. A natural resource that is too often overlooked, however, is the land itself. Internationally famous, central to Scotland’s identity, but relatively empty, Scottish […]
Sustainable growth must include more than economic prosperity
24 Apr 2014
Every species must exploit its environment to survive and evolve. It has to have food and places to live, using the natural resources around itself. If the resources cannot be sustained, or replaced by alternatives, extinction is the result. This is a fundamental law of biology. Humans as a species “develop” by following our desire to […]
Braes High School Falkirk Species Champion Project April 2014
23 Jul 2010
As part of their Higher and Intermediate 2 Art and Design course, pupils from Braes High School Falkirk were asked to choose a species from the LINK Species Champion list as inspiration for their design. Pupils then went on to research their species and produce patterned shift dress. The project aimed to raise awareness of […]
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