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Understanding the decline of Atlantic salmon catches in Scotland

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Understanding the decline of Atlantic salmon catches in Scotland

An expert in salmon ecology from Marine Scotland Science explains why Atlantic salmon catches have declined in Scotland.

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Twenty-two Scottish People

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Twenty-two Scottish People

Citizens' Jury - a useful way for the public to come to informed consensus on complex matters of national interest?

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Scottish Policy Group host a marine-themed Pie and a Pint in Aberdeen

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Scottish Policy Group host a marine-themed Pie and a Pint in Aberdeen

A night in Aberdeen discussing "Striking the right balance in offshore renewables: ecosystem effects, trade-offs and climate change"

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BES-Scottish Policy Group committee members... in the wild!

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BES-Scottish Policy Group committee members... in the wild!

What does a BES-Scottish Policy Group committee member do when she's not volunteering for the BES?

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Scottish Government consultation

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Scottish Government consultation

Have your say on the Scottish Government's principles and governance consultation

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Understanding environmental policy in Scotland

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Understanding environmental policy in Scotland

Reflections of an early career researcher on how environmental policy is shaped in the Scottish Parliament.

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Take home messages from a BES-Scottish Policy Group workshop

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Take home messages from a BES-Scottish Policy Group workshop

Understanding the science-policy interface in Scotland

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"Does a natural capital approach deliver for biodiversity conservation?"

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"Does a natural capital approach deliver for biodiversity conservation?"

Discussing the pros and cons of a natural capital approach at the BES-SPG Pie and a Pint event

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2018 Parliamentary Shadowing scheme in Scotland open for applications

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2018 Parliamentary Shadowing scheme in Scotland open for applications

A unique opportunity to spend two days in the Scottish Parliament

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Scottish Government consultation: Forestry Strategy 2019-2029

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Scottish Government consultation: Forestry Strategy 2019-2029

Help the BES-Scottish Policy Group respond to Scotland's Forestry Strategy.

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Severe declines in mountain hares on Scottish grouse moors

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Severe declines in mountain hares on Scottish grouse moors

Mountain hare numbers on moorlands in the eastern Highlands have declined to less than one per cent of their initial levels.

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Grouse moor management in Scotland: stakeholder questionnaire

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Grouse moor management in Scotland: stakeholder questionnaire

Help the BES Scottish Policy Group respond to the grouse moor management inquiry

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The Climate Change (Emmisions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill: Call for evidence

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The Climate Change (Emmisions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill: Call for evidence

Help the BES Scottish Policy Group respond to Stage 1 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill

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Stability and Simplicity - proposals for rural funding transition period: A Scottish Government consultation

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Stability and Simplicity - proposals for rural funding transition period: A Scottish Government consultation

Help the BES Scottish Policy Group respond to the Scottish Government's consultation on the future of agriculture.

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