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Taking action

Action now can bring real benefits, inaction could mean huge costs.

The climate is set to keep changing for decades to come, even if we reduce our carbon emissions dramatically. How do we cope with these changes (adaptation) while continuing to limit further climate change (mitigation)?

SNH staff ditch blocking at Flanders Moss NNR - ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 458541 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Carbon management

Find out about how we can manage nature to store carbon - particularly through our Peatland work - and also how we are reducing carbon emissions through our own operations.

Natterjack Toad. ©/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 458541 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Adapting to Change

Read about SNH's roles in the Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme, and find case studies demonstrating how we can help Nature adapt to changing conditions.

Aquatic plant survey at Marlee Loch in the lunan valley near Blairgowrie. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Working together

Find out more about our partners, and how we work with them.

A volunteer helping in the vegetable garden at Gorgie City Farm, Edinburgh. ©Lorne Gill/SNH.  For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

What you can do

Find out more about what you can do.


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Renewable energy

Renewable energy

information on our approach to renewable energy,



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