14 Feb 2013
Threatened and endangered wildlife in Scotland are looking for Parliamentary affection this Valentine’s Day. 93 species have been selected by Scottish Environment LINK’s Wildlife Forum as being in particular need of some political tender loving care, due to a range of pressures such as habitat fragmentation, climate change and pollution. The resulting list is part […]
25 Jan 2013
Environmental groups are calling upon MSPs to lend their political support for protection of the country’s threatened wildlife by becoming ‘Species Champions’
17 Dec 2012
LINK press release reacting to Scottish Government’s announcement not to remove permitted development rights for agriculture and forestry tracks.
14 Dec 2012
Plans announced today for 33 nature conservation Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been welcomed by a coalition of Scotland’s environmental groups as an important step towards the much-needed recovery of Scotland’s seas.
03 Dec 2012
Creating a network of Scottish marine protected areas (MPAs) could provide benefits to Scotland to the tune of £10billion, and potentially more, according to a report published today.
02 Nov 2012
Proposal to set up five new Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) in Scotland’s offshore waters have been enthusiatically welcomed by members of Scottish Environment LINK’s marine taskforce (MTF)
11 Oct 2012
Environmental groups have expressed deep concern about the sector-led planning that threatens to sideline Scotland’s marine environment and the national sustainability agenda. Members of Scottish Environment LINK – an umbrella group for Scotland’s environmental organisations – argue that delays to finalising a National Marine Plan will favour short-termist, large-scale development without ensuring due consideration of […]
02 Aug 2012
In a joint letter to Fergus Ewing, Minister for Tourism, tourism operators and businesses highlighted the substantial economic benefits provided by the country’s most fragile ecosystems. To read the letter to the Minister please click here.
27 Jun 2012
Scottish Environment LINK today issued a major policy challenge to the constitutional campaigns – tell us why YOUR option for change best meets OUR aspirations? In a leaflet, LINK has published its 10 point vision of a sustainable Scotland – including sustainable development to improve people’s lives, fighting climate change and protecting and enhancing our […]
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