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LINK members welcome the final part of the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Bill

29 Nov 2004

LINK question whether the Scottish Executive’s guidelines emphasise enough how the new law should be central to running the country’s public bodies. These guidelines still present the conservation of biodiversity as an optional add-on. Ultimately Scotland’s future depends on assuring the long term conservation of biodiversity, in which we are all implicated and all have […]


Sustaining Scotland’s Seas: A major Parliamentary Seminar on the Future of Scotland’s Seas

22 Sep 2004

In a major parliamentary seminar to be held today (Thursday 23rd September), Scotland’s marine environment groups and coastal community members will be telling an audience of prominent MSPs and stakeholders why a radical new approach to looking after Scotland’s seas is urgently needed.

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Welcome News on the Future of Our Seas

19 Apr 2004

Today Scottish Environment LINK’s Marine Task Force [1] welcomed the Scottish Executive’s public consultation on how to improve management of Scotland’s seas. “We believe that a radical change is needed in the way we manage Scotland’s seas and that the introduction of new primary legislation offers an effective means of achieving this” said Darren Kindleysides, […]

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CAP Reform Ministerial Announcement

12 Feb 2004

One of the significant markers is that there is a shift from business as usual to the commitment to engage all interests in dialogue about the way forward, primarily on the standards that public money distribution will be based on. This marks a real shift from how agriculture policy has been developed in the past.

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