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A spotlight on biodiversity

A spotlight on biodiversity

Scotland's environment web October 11, 2017

A spotlight on Scotland’s Biodiversity is the title of the two-day conference at the Royal Society of Edinburgh running yesterday and today – and that’s what we’ll be doing in our blog over the coming month; shining a spotlight on biodiversity in Scotland.

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Transforming waste data in Scotland: a new strategy is launched

Welcome to our new website: environment.gov.scot

Welcome to our new website: environment.gov.scot

Scotland's environment web October 05, 2017

The Scotland’s environment web team has been working hard over the past year to find out what you – our users ­– would like from Scotland’s leading environmental information and data portal. Following lots of discussions, testing, redesign and further testing, we’re pleased to bring you our new website.

 

 

 

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High resolution mapping and new discoveries at Rockall

High resolution mapping and new discoveries at Rockall

Marine Scotland July 26, 2017

When you think of rocks, the chances are you’ll start picturing a rugged landscape with mountains and rocky outcrops. You might picture climbers, scaling great heights with ropes. Or walkers, scrambling over a ridge. You’ll most definitely be picturing something on dry land.

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Exploring our landscape with Where's Willie?

Exploring our landscape with Where's Willie?

Willie Towers for Scotland's environment web July 12, 2017

In Willie's latest blog, he shares with us his passion for the Scottish landscape and the important role he believes rocks and landforms have played in shaping who we are today.

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GeoGaming: BGS data meets Minecraft

GeoGaming: BGS data meets Minecraft

Steven Richardson, British Geological Survey July 05, 2017

With over 180 years of geological knowledge and experience, the British Geological Survey (BGS) has combined its extensive subsurface data with modern videogame technologies to create an innovative and engaging new way to explore the ground beneath our feet. Steven Richardson from BGS explains more about this exciting project.

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