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What are we doing for biodiversity in Scotland?

Halting the loss of biodiversity and restoring essential natural services requires a step change in the way we tackle the key issues affecting the environment in Scotland. Find out more in this section about the Scottish approach to e.g. maintaining healthy ecosystems, tackling invasive non-native species and the Biodiversity Route Map to 2020.

Red Deer stag. ©Laurie Campbell/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Scottish Biodiversity Strategy

The Scottish Biodiversity Strategy: It's in Your Hands and The 2020 Challenge for Scotland's Biodiversity.

Snail in rain. ©Naomi Smith. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural HeritageImage Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Route map to 2020

Big Steps for Nature and priority projects to deliver the 2020 Challenge for Scotland's Biodiversity

Man with clipboard. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Biodiversity delivery agreements

Action across Scotland to give biodiversity a boost.

Blanket bog, South Uist, Western Isles Area. � Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Scottish Biodiversity Governance

Find out more about what Governance is in place for biodiversity in Scotland and how it is delivered.

 Loch an Eilean and the Glenmore forest. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Healthy Ecosystems

Learn more about how healthy ecosystems promote and protect biodiversity.

Cleaning up an urban waterway. © Graham Burns/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Tackling key biodiversity issues

Focusing on key issues like invasive species, sustainable resource use, ecosystems and green infrastructure.

Aerial view of Ben Nevis. ©P&A Macdonald/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

International biodiversity context

Find out about the global, European and Scottish context for biodiversity policy.



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