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Developing a Waste data strategy action plan

Developing a Waste data strategy action plan

Gillian Flint, SEPA's Data unit March 08, 2018

At the heart of the new waste data strategy lies partnership working and engaging with those that provide, analyse, communicate and use waste data. And this was evident when over twenty waste practitioners, including representatives from Scottish local authorities and private business, recently gathered to discuss the strategy, how it can be implemented and the future of waste data in Scotland. Gillian Flint from SEPA's Data Unit tells us more.

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Open data to accessible information

Open data to accessible information

Scotland's environment web March 06, 2018

Saturday 3 March was international Open Data Day – an annual celebration of open data all over the world, and an opportunity to highlight the benefits of open data to government, business and communities. Here we'll show you how Scotland’s environment web is working with partners to mobilise environmental data and extend its reach and influence by turning it into accessible information and knowledge.

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What habitat would you like for Christmas?

What habitat would you like for Christmas?

Habitat Map of Scotland team December 20, 2017

What habitat you would like for Christmas. Maybe Caledonian forest, for a peaceful walk through the trees, or would you like some sand dunes? Perhaps you would choose Machair, a wind-swept saltmarsh or a good bit of blanket bog? We asked the Habitat Map of Scotland project board members to tell us what habitat they would like to unwrap at Christmas. Is your favourite here? 

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Meet our partners... Marine Scotland

Meet our partners... Marine Scotland

Martyn Cox, Maps NMPi Manager, Marine Scotland December 18, 2017

In our third blog of the Meet our partners series, we hear from Marine Scotland about the way their websites contribute the marine dimension to the Scotland's environment web collaboration.

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The NBN Atlas Scotland - bringing information on Scotland's nature to you

The NBN Atlas Scotland - bringing information on Scotland's nature to you

Mandy Henshall, NBN Atlas Scotland December 12, 2017

The NBN Atlas Scotland is a free online tool that educates and informs people about Scotland’s natural world. It helps to improve biodiversity knowledge, opens up research possibilities and is changing the way environmental management is carried out, not only in Scotland, but across the UK.

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Scotland's soils website: the gateway to Scottish soil data and information

Scotland's soils website: the gateway to Scottish soil data and information

Scotland's environment web December 05, 2017

Today is World Soil Day. So it seems fitting that we bring you a blog all about the Scotland's soils website, which is one of the websites that forms the 'part of Scotland's environment' network. To tell us more about the website, we asked Karen Dobbie, Principal Soil Scientist at SEPA and part of the team responsible for the Scotland’s soils website. This is what she had to say.

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