The natural world is under threat like never before

When was the last time you encountered a hedgehog? Or spotted a murmuration of starlings in a pink sky? The natural world as we once knew it is under threat like never before as the latest global science shows.

Farm funding in Scotland – past, present and future

It’s fair to say that many of us in Scotland feel a deep affinity with farming and the landscapes and cultures it creates. However, the policy and the public money that supports the majority of farming isn’t well understood.

Scotland must plan for a just transition for farming

Scotland’s land and how we use it is hugely important in our fight against climate change and nature loss.  Given that agriculture is Scotland’s main land use, Scottish farmers and crofters are key actors in making sure we reach climate change targets, restore nature, and produce food sustainably.