Some of the key pressures on biodiversity
The key pressures that have caused the decline in biodiversity and their current trends in Scotland.
Further information on environmental pressures affecting Scotland can be found at Scotland's Environment Web .
Changing land use and management have caused habitat fragmentation and resulted in loss of biodiversity
Impacts from pollution have reduced, but nutrient enrichment from diffuse pollution is still an issue.
Taking too much from our environment remains a threat to global biodiversity.
Our climate is changing. Discover how this affects biodiversity.
Alien species are not only a threat to our biodiversity, but costly to manage.
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