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Climate change

​Climate change is one of the most serious threats facing the world. It presents a huge challenge to Scotland's nature.

Scottish Natural Heritage has a major role to play in tackling the effects of climate change.  See our Chief Executive, Francesca Osowska, giving an outline of the challenges that we face. Pages in this section present the actions we are taking in response to the current climate change emergency.

The below information sheet sets out why a nature-rich future is our best response to climate change.

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