The main aims of this piece of research were to review existing definitions of ecological coherence, identify and evaluate relevant best practice and make recommendations for potential application in Scotland. This review should not be seen as a detailed or comprehensive assessment of this topic but rather as a representative overview of existing definitions and implementation in other European countries.
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