Dozens of environmental features in Scotland are in an unfavourable condition.

15 environmental features in Scotland under threat from climate change

Find out which environmental features in Scotland are under threat from climate change

Monday, 1st November 2021, 3:40 pm
Updated Monday, 1st November 2021, 3:56 pm

For the next two weeks Scotland will host leaders and dignitaries from around the world as part of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow.

The climate emergency is directly affecting species, habitats and other important environmental features in the host country, NationalWorld can reveal.

Analysis of official data from NatureScot, the public body responsible for Scotland's natural heritage, shows 75 environmental features across 35 protected sites are being monitored for the effects of climate change but more than half of them (39) are in an unfavourable condition.

Here we reveal 15 important environmental features in Scotland which are under threat from climate change.

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