Rural and Environment

  • Supporting green innovation in farming

    22nd July 2020 by

    Rural Affairs Minister Mairi Gougeon announces £170,000 of investment through the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund (KTIF) to enable farmers, crofters and land managers create improved opportunities for nature and adapt to climate change

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  • Peatland Restoration fund open for new applications

    20th July 2020 by

    By Environment and Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham The Covid-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented global crisis which has fundamentally affected every aspect of our lives. But the global climate emergency and biodiversity challenge have not gone away and addressing them must form a central part of our green recovery, helping deliver an economy focussed…

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  • In the news: protecting Scotland’s nature

    3rd January 2019 by

    Conservation groups have called for stronger climate action to protect Scotland’s unique habitats and species, in a story you may have seen in the news today. The joint report by WWF Scotland and Scottish Environment LINK focuses on the impact our changing climate is having on species in five specific habitats across the country.  A…

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  • City greenspaces

    15th February 2017 by

    I am committed to continuing action on biodiversity protection, habitat restoration and encouraging our citizens to live more active and healthy lifestyles. Earlier this week, right in the heart of urban Scotland, I saw this in action.

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