“Rising fertiliser costs, variable markets and unpredictable weather patterns all add to the pressures faced by farmers. ” Dr Lorna Cole Food & Footprint Service SAC Consulting
“The harvest mouse is thought to be an indicator of the health of an ecosystem”
“The Nature Restoration Fund will champion ambitious, high-value projects to protect and restore Scotland’s biodiversity on land and sea in the critical years ahead.” Mike Cantlay, NatureScot
Over two thirds of people in Scotland (68%) admit they know very little about biodiversity – what it is, what it means and how to sustain it.
“Alpine plants are adapted to harsh conditions, but they’re not very competitive. The unique biodiversity of the Alps is therefore under considerable pressure.” Sabine Rumpf
large quantities of plastic – transported by rivers, the air and shipping- can now be found in the Arctic Ocean.
Despite only just being described, the Rose-Veiled Fairy Wrasse is already being exploited through the aquarium hobbyist trade.
“Failure to achieve climate resilient and sustainable development will result in a sub-optimal future for people and nature.” IPCC Working Group II Co-Chair Debra Roberts
as this public health crisis continues into its third year Orkney is set to welcome a possible 207 cruise ships with the first one due to arrive, MS Gann, on 24th of March.
“these findings highlight the vulnerability of global forest biodiversity to anthropogenic changes in land use and climate, which disproportionately threaten rare species and global tree richness.” Roberto Cazzolla Gatti