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Environmental Groups broadly welcome Government’s Planning Blueprints

30 Apr 2013

Media release by LINK Planning Taskforce

Marine report tells cautionary tale for Scottish Government

12 Apr 2013

A parliamentary report highlighting a chronic “lack of clarity” with English marine protection plans sends a strong signal to the Scottish Government about its proposals for a marine protected area network to safeguard Scotland’s marine biodiversity.

LINK welcomes RACCE report on Scotland’s Biodiversity Strategy

19 Mar 2013

LINK Wildlife Forum’s briefing and press release on the publication of Challenge 2020, the report from the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs & Climate Change & Environment Committee on Scotland’s Biodiversity Strategy. 

Countdown for the Countryside – 5 Days left to urge MEPs to vote for nature-friendly farming

08 Mar 2013

A group of eleven wildlife organisations have come together through the Joint LINKs group to urge everyone to press their MEPs to vote for farming that supports nature in one of the most significant votes ever held in the European Parliament.

‘A fish fight could be avoided in Scotland’ say campaigners

05 Mar 2013

A campaign like Hugh’s Fish Fight can be avoided in Scotland if Scottish Ministers keep their commitment to strong implementation of the Marine Act, says members of Scottish Environment LINK

Unloved species desperate for a date

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 […]

Plea for ‘species champions’ in Scottish Parliament

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’

Scottish hill tracks still out of control, December 2012

17 Dec 2012

LINK press release reacting to Scottish Government’s announcement not to remove permitted development rights for agriculture and forestry tracks.

Environmental groups welcome step towards recovery of Scotland’s seas

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.

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