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Tackling key biodiversity issues

How we are addressing the key pressures and issues affecting biodiversity and ecosystems in Scotland today.

Kittiwake on its nest, Isle of May NNR. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Protected areas and species

Protected areas are the cornerstone of how we conserve and restore nature but they are not enough in isolation

People on a guided walk at Blair Atholl, Tayside and Clackmannanshire 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

Ecosystems & green infrastructure

One of our biggest challenges is to ensure that our biodiversity does not become fragmented.

Whitmuir-D8593.jpg (Organic cows and calves) (gateway) - (Lorne Gill) - Organic cows and calves at Whitmuir Organic farm near Peebles. Forth and Borders 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

Agriculture and forestry

Find out more about how the Scotland Rural Development Programme supports biodiversity.

0238-31.jpg (fishing boat) (gateway) - Fishing Boat__© Chris Martin/SNH For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Sustainable resource use

Integrating nature's services across government policy by making the links to sustainable development.

Sika Deer (Cervus nippon), Glen Casley Estate, Sutherland. Date Taken 7/07/2006  (©SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk.

Invasive non-native species

How is Scotland responding to the impact of non-native species on the environment?



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