Winter light on the snow dusted Rum Cuillin, view to Atlantic Coire from Barkeval, Isle of Rum NNR. ©John MacPherson/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or

Connecting People and Nature in Scotland  

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

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Nature-based solutions to climate change

Our habitats and species are under threat from a range of issues, including climate change. Enhancing our nature is also part of the solution to the Climate Emergency. This short video illustrates what we mean by nature-based solutions.

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Driving tips to avoid deer

With the recent clock change this is a high-risk time of year for collisions with deer on the roads. Here are some of our driving tips to avoid deer when you are driving.

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