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SCOTTISH Natural Heritage has stepped up its scrutiny of wind turbines and their impact on wildlife, with a new e-mail reporting system to allow the public to call-in bird collisions with turbines
THOSE CONCERNED about possible wildlife crime can now report cases directly to the police through a new 'app' on their smartphone.
COIGACH-ASSYNT in the north west of Scotland is to benefit from a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £3 million aimed at conserving its landscape.
FOR THE first time, secondary schools are being asked to participate in the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust's Schools' Art Competition.
A CONSERVATION charity fears a reduction in raptor poisoning incidents could mean wildlife criminals have switched to other means of despatching protected birds.
GAMEKEEPERS HAVE warned that the Capercaillie is doomed unless conservationists aceept the need to tackle predation.
CONSERVATIONISTS HAVE called for a reduction in deer numbers after it was revealed the government's tree planting target is behind schedule.
ONE OF Scotland's rarest insects, the great yellow bumblebee, is being given a helping hand by crofter David Jones, who manages two crofts at Northton on the Isle of Harris in the Western Isles.
NEW EVIDENCE has suggested heather beetle damage is becoming more severe due to the effects of climate change.
FOR THE first time in almost two centuries, sea eagles have bred in the east of mainland Scotland.