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The Scottish Government is working towards a Greener Scotland by improving the natural and built environment and protecting it for present and future generations.

Action is being taken to reduce the local and global environmental impact through tackling climate change, moving towards a zero-waste Scotland and increasing the use of renewable energy.

Environment sub section

  • Water

    Maintaining and improving the quality of all fresh and marine waters in Scotland.

  • Wildlife and Habitats

    Conservation of natural resources and their sustainable use.

  • Freedom of Information

    Freedom of Information requests for information

  • Land Reform

    Programme of action to ensure ownership and use of land delivers greater public benefits.