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Understanding the science-policy interface in Scotland

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Understanding the science-policy interface in Scotland

Read Emily Schofield's highlights from attending the Scottish Policy Group's Policy Training workshop in Stirling

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The Eeyore of Pessimism or the Lion’s Roar of Optimism? Options for Agri-environment schemes post Brexit.

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The Eeyore of Pessimism or the Lion’s Roar of Optimism? Options for Agri-environment schemes post Brexit.

Read Ruth Mitchell's account of the Scottish Policy Group's October 2017 Pie And A Pint evening that looked at the future of agri-environment schemes in Scotland post Brexit.

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Press Release: A prioritised list of invasive alien species threatening the UK’s environment

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Press Release: A prioritised list of invasive alien species threatening the UK’s environment

More species urgently need to be considered for inclusion on the EU’s ‘List of Invasive Alien Species of Union Concern’.

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SPG Scottish Environment Week Breakfast

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SPG Scottish Environment Week Breakfast

Tagging MSPs, urban meadows and eDNA data: the Science for Environmental Futures breakfast event

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My Scottish parliamentary shadowing experience: juggling everything from beavers to toxic waste

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My Scottish parliamentary shadowing experience: juggling everything from beavers to toxic waste

Chloe Bellamy shares her experience of spending two days in Scottish Government with Roseanna Cunningham MSP.

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Scottish Biodiversity Conference: Connecting people and the environment

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Scottish Biodiversity Conference: Connecting people and the environment

A range of interesting perspectives and new ideas featured at the 2016 Scottish Biodiversity Science Conference

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Tim Benton's keynote address opens Scottish Biodiversity Science Conference

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Tim Benton's keynote address opens Scottish Biodiversity Science Conference

Key themes from Professor Tim Benton's speech on agriculture and biodiversity

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The Scottish Policy Group discuss rewilding at the latest pie and a pint event

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The Scottish Policy Group discuss rewilding at the latest pie and a pint event

The Scottish Policy Group discuss the conservation concept of rewilding

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Key lessons from our Policy Training Workshop in Edinburgh

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Key lessons from our Policy Training Workshop in Edinburgh

Rick Parfett summarises the key take home messages from the BES Scottish Policy Group introduction to policy workshop

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Microbeads: small plastics causing big problems

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Microbeads: small plastics causing big problems

Microplastics and microbeads are causing significant problems for the health of our marine life

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A strategic plan for the land: helpful, or even possible?

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A strategic plan for the land: helpful, or even possible?

How can we develop a strategic approach to managing complex land use systems?

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Getting your science into policy: the importance of trust, values and relationships

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Getting your science into policy: the importance of trust, values and relationships

How do trust, values and relationships affect the use of science in policy?

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Beyond Protected Areas

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Beyond Protected Areas

A lively discussion on protected area effectiveness

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Getting to grips with citizen science

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An Early Visit to Janus

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