Scottish Natural Heritage

The basic philosophy of Scottish Natural Heritage is simple: we must care for and sustain our natural heritage if we want it to sustain us. Its task is to secure the conservation and enhancement of Scotland's unique and precious natural heritage - the wildlife, the habitats and the landscapes which have evolved in Scotland through the long partnership between people and nature.

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This publication contains the proceedings of an international conference, held in Pitlochry, Scotland in November 2002, to mark the United Nations (UN) International Year of Mountains 2002. The conference participants discussed the state ...more


Birds of prey are among the most fascinating and exciting of animals to observe and study. As predators they are at the heart of some of the most contentious conservation issues of the day. The book reflects this interest, and presents substantial new data drawn from ...more


Waterbirds are one of the world's most attractive groups of birds and among the most threatened. These include albatrosses, flamingos, swans, geese, ducks, cranes, waders, gulls, terns and auks. They share a dependency on the world's ...more