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Protecting our most threatened and vulnerable: What does the future hold for the Wildlife and Countryside Act?

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Protecting our most threatened and vulnerable: What does the future hold for the Wildlife and Countryside Act?

Changes to the Act have raised concerns that some threatened British species may lose important protection.

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Interactive map helps protect one of the UK’s most threatened mammals

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Interactive map helps protect one of the UK’s most threatened mammals

Researchers develop new tool to map suitable habitats for threatened water voles in Glasgow.

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A Super Year for Nature in Scotland

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A Super Year for Nature in Scotland

2021 has been dubbed the super year for nature, but what does this mean for science policy in Scotland?

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Demystifying Policy in Scotland

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Demystifying Policy in Scotland

Bethany Chamberlain, BES Policy Officer has written a blog on her experience of the Policy Training event held by SPRE and SPG in September!

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SPG Interview: Dr Chris Pollard

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SPG Interview: Dr Chris Pollard

The Scottish Policy Group’s written interview series to celebrate 10 years!

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SPG Interview: Dr Lucy Quinn

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SPG Interview: Dr Lucy Quinn

The Scottish Policy Group's written interview series to celebrate 10 years!

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SPG Interview: Jessica Hogan

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SPG Interview: Jessica Hogan

The Scottish Policy Groups written interview series to celebrate 10 years!

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Protected Areas for nature: where will the extra 10% be?

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Protected Areas for nature: where will the extra 10% be?

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SPG Written Interview: Dr Hannah Grist

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SPG Written Interview: Dr Hannah Grist

The Scottish Policy Groups written interview series to celebrate 10 years!

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SPG written interview: Dr Rob Brooker

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SPG written interview: Dr Rob Brooker

The Scottish Policy Group (SPG) are Celebrating 10 Years! As part of our virtual celebrations were doing a series of blogs style interviews.

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SPG written interview: Dr Chloe Bellamy

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SPG written interview: Dr Chloe Bellamy

The Scottish Policy Group (SPG) are Celebrating 10 Years! As part of our virtual celebrations were doing a series of blogs style interviews.

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SPG written interview: Dr Isabel Jones

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SPG written interview: Dr Isabel Jones

The Scottish Policy Group (SPG) are Celebrating 10 Years! As part of our virtual celebrations were doing a series of blogs style interviews.

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Fish in warming Scottish seas grow faster but reach a smaller size

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Fish in warming Scottish seas grow faster but reach a smaller size

Researchers have found new evidence that global warming is affecting the size of commercial fish species, documenting for the first time that juvenile fish are getting bigger, as well as confirming that adult fish are getting smaller as sea temperatures rise.

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Happy 10th Birthday SPG!

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Happy 10th Birthday SPG!

The Scottish Policy Group (SPG) are Celebrating 10 Years! As part of our virtual celebrations were doing a series of blogs style interviews.

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New research reveals the resilience of Scots pine trees to drought

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New research reveals the resilience of Scots pine trees to drought

The effect of extreme drought on Scots pine trees has been examined, which could have implications for climate change efforts across the world.

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