Natural Capital

Natural capital is a term for the habitats and ecosystems that provide social, environmental and economic benefits to humans. Scotland has a wide range of these habitats and ecosystems - each of which makes a unique contribution to the wellbeing of those who live and work in Scotland.

What is Natural Capital?


The first video in our series on natural capital provides answers on what exactly natural capital is. © NatureScot



Natural Capital video series 2021 - Isle of Lewis (Click for a full description)

We travel to the Isle of Lewis during our series looking at Scotland's natural capital. Lewis Mackenzie talks about the beauty and natural capital on this gem in the Outer Hebrides that provides the resources for work on Loch Erisort.


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