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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Scotland's basking sharks

We are lucky to have the second largest fish in the world return to Scottish waters each summer – an exciting sight! Our research is helping us to understand why they might gather here.

Find out more about basking sharks.

Use a stove instead of a fire. Carry a trowel to bury your poo; and take all your litter away with you.

Responsible camping

Responsible camping means respecting nature and other people, protecting our wildlife from hazards such as wildfires and leaving nothing behind so that we can all enjoy Scotland's great outdoors.

Find out more about enjoying Scotland's outdoors responsibly.