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Safeguarding nature outwith protected areas

Although protected areas play an important role in safeguarding important and vulnerable habitats and species, they cannot succeed in isolation. In order to safeguard biodiversity and maintain the crucial services provided by natural systems, we need broader measures to raise environmental quality across land and sea.

Lobster Pots, Flonnphort, Mull, Argyll & Bute.  ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Marine Strategy Framework Directive

Aiming for a healthy and productive marine environment

Water flowing over a weir on the River Almond.  ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Water Framework Directive

Protecting the water environment on a catchment scale

Rubbish dumped and set on fire near Glasgow. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Environmental Liability Directive

Who pays for environmental damage and how is it put right?


Related Links

Scotland Rural Development Programme

Scotland Rural Development Programme

Funding for management that benefits biodiversity



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