A nature-rich future for Scotland    

These are part of what makes Scotland special and are among the country's greatest assets.

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Photo of a solar panel array on our Isle of May National Nature Reserve; and one of our electric cars recharging at a NatureScot office charging point.

What is Net Zero?

Read all about Net Zero, our plan for the future, and what NatureScot's role is to play. 

Find out more about NatureScot's plan to Net Zero.

Kelp forest. ©George Stoyle/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.nature.scot

How nature-based solutions can help climate change

Scotland's marine and coastal environment can provide nature-based solutions to tackle climate change.

Find out more about blue carbon and others.

Blanket bog in the Flow Country - Caithness. ©Steve Moore/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.nature.scot

Peatland Action

Peatland restoration plays a key role in Scotland’s green recovery and is helping deliver a just transition to Net Zero by supporting the rural economy through the creation and development of land-based jobs and skills across Scotland.

Find out more about Peatland Action.

Take care not to disturb wildlife on riverbanks and shores. Know the Code. Image of swimmer, paddleboarder and ground nesting bird

Be responsible around water

Respect the interests of other people enjoying the water.

Follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.