Wildlife charity, Butterfly Conservation, is calling on people across the country to take part in this year’s Big Butterfly Count (14 July – 6 August) to help scientists understand the impact of climate change on our most-loved butterflies.
The latest ,7th July 2023, water scarcity report published by SEPA shows ‘light relief for parts of Scotland’s water environment, with rain over the past week leading to some recovery in river and groundwater levels.
“Through our research we were able to show that farmers are willing to implement innovative approaches to land management that promote biodiversity, so long as the contractual agreements are motivating and reliable, rather than restrictive and vague.” Dr Prager
The average full weight of a SU-ecig was estimated, conservatively, at 32g, of which on average 10.8g is the battery, 9.5g plastic, 6.5g steel, 1g cotton wick, 1g cellulose material, and small amounts of critical metal
Night-time pollinators such as moths may visit just as many plants as bees, and should also be the focus of conservation and protection efforts, a new study from the University of Sheffield suggests.
On 28th of May 1892 The Sierra Club was formed in San Francisco by the Scottish environmentalist John Muir and others
“I look forward to continuing with my research in the field of environmental archaeology and to learn more about the challenges faced by previous communities in the Highlands and Islands region as we begin to deal with similar issues of climate change, rising sea-levels and resource availability.” Scott Timpany
Orkney International Science Festival has launched a Wildlife Photography Competition as part of this year’s festival, and entries are now open.
African led research into a a climate resilient bean could make a vital contribution to food security in drought-prone regions
VisitScotland is launching a series of new online resources to help tourism businesses in Orkney consider how they can tackle climate change and meet consumer needs.