Category Archives: climate change

Saltmarshes on the fringe

The Eden Estuary is an important site for nature and is designated for its local, national and international importance. Dr Clare Maynard of the University of St Andrews explains her work in restoring the Eden’s saltmarsh habitat and its significance … Continue reading

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Autumn shock – leaves eat rocks!

Clive Mitchell, SNH (Strategy Development), takes a look at the role of the humble leaf and its role in climate change. As you kick your way through the leaves this autumn, spare a thought for the way that they have … Continue reading

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How are we preparing for a Climate Ready Future?

This was the subject for the 3rd European Climate Change Adaptation Conference which Glasgow hosted recently with four days of talks, workshops and excursions. Several SNH staff were among hundreds of delegates attending from across Europe and the rest of … Continue reading

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Scientific advances in coping with flooding

Neville Makan, our Operations Officer in Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire, writes about the recent RSE Conference ‘How can we learn to live with floods? Challenges for science and management’. The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) hosted a conference on 15th … Continue reading

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Celebrating WWF’s Earth Hour

This Saturday (19 March) at 8.30pm we will join millions across the world to celebrate WWF’s Earth Hour and switch off our lights for one hour to demonstrate that we, like so many of you, care about the future of … Continue reading

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Saving the world isn’t just for the movies…

Will you be an everyday hero by taking small steps to help fight climate change? Changes can be as simple as turning your thermostat down just one degree, washing your clothes at 30°C, leaving the car for shorter journeys and … Continue reading

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Snow: never enough, except when there’s too much ?

Today’s guest blog is courtesy of Dr Martin Kirkbride of the University of Dundee and reproduces an article that was first published in The Geographer (The newsletter of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society).  The subject is rather topical – snow. … Continue reading

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