Latest Scottish Natural Heritage Stories

2010-02-18 07:10:00

Ravens have been scratched out as the cause for a decline in the number of wading birds in the UK.

2009-06-11 14:15:00

A new report shows that Scotland's seabird numbers plunged by 19 percent between 2000 and 2008.

2008-09-08 15:00:50

By Rob Edwards Environment Editor A MAJOR opencast coal mining company has been reported to the police for allegedly breaching planning conditions and damaging an internationally important peat bog in Ayrshire.

2008-08-08 06:00:30

By Jenny Haworth environment correspondent PLANS to transform Edinburgh's waterfront can go ahead without harming important wildlife habitats, conservationists said yesterday.

2008-07-15 15:00:28

THE waters surrounding Scotland's most remote National Nature Reserves (NNRs) will be charted for the first time when Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) conducts a marine survey of the area next week.

2008-05-26 09:55:00

For the first time in over 400 years, the European beaver will be reintroduced to Scotland in the spring of 2009, according to the Scottish Government.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.