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Communities across Scotland are being asked to consider whether their local area could be designated as the country’s newest national park.

Individuals, groups or organisations considering making a proposal can now register early interest. 

Projects to drive innovation in the production, storage and distribution of renewable hydrogen are to receive £7 million of Scottish Government funding.

First Minister Humza Yousaf announced the Hydrogen Innovation Scheme funding while addressing delegates at the All-Energy conference in Glasgow.

The investment will support 32 projects, including:

The Noss ferry has resumed service this season and NatureScot staff are looking forward to welcoming visitors back to the spectacular island, which is home to thousands of seabirds each summer.

Last summer both of NatureScot’s island reserves, Noss and the Isle of May, were closed to help protect seabirds from a devastating outbreak of avian flu.

NatureScot has welcomed the Scottish Government announcement of the public appointment of Professor Colin Galbraith as the new chair of the NatureScot board.

Sustrans Scotland: Cars, Community and Active Travel webinar

In this interactive workshop we’ll be taking a look at how cars impact on community life.

We provide examples of how private vehicles impact on social connections, perceptions of safety, health and how children and young people move around their local areas.

A new evaluation estimates that a Scottish Government-funded research programme has contributed £680 million to Scotland’s economy by helping to create jobs and further education qualifications, save carbon emissions and reduce the impacts of animal diseases.

Film Screening - We The Power- The Future Of Energy is Community-Owned

Imagine upending the traditional energy system and giving the power of clean electricity production back to your neighbours.

The Power, follows friends, families and visionaries as they break down legislative barriers and take power back from big energy companies to put it in the hands of locals and strengthen their towns.

To establish a sustainable population of wildcats research published today recommends a number of actions, to work alongside releases of wildcats, for population reinforcement.

Active Hope practice session on Honouring our pain & Eco-anxiety relief

Being engaged in climate action can carry an emotional toll. We’re exposed to disturbing and disheartening information, face frustrating obstacles, and will be acutely aware of what’s at stake.

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