Scotland's new online information source

16th January 2012


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The Scottish government has launched a new, all-embracing website dedicated to the country's environment.

Described as a “one-stop hub”, the site – environment.scotland.gov.uk – aims to be the first port of call for anyone looking for reliable and accurate information on Scotland’s environment from known and trusted sources.

Bodies involved include the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, Forestry Commission Scotland, Scottish Environment Link and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

The site provides information at a range of levels, including simple descriptions of the condition of Scotland’s environment as well as more detailed information for those with a technical interest.

Funding for the site and its development was secured by SEPA from LIFE+, the EU’s financial instrument for the environment.

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