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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Lochluichart windfarm approved

The Scottish Government has given final approval to a 17 turbine windfarm at Lochluichart between Achnasheen and Garve. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland was one of the bodies who objected to the proposal on the grounds that the turbines would

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Posted in Conservation

NTS says sew to save St Kilda puffins

The National Trust for Scotland, is looking for volunteers with a talent for sewing to make simple bags to help save lost puffin chicks on the Dual World Heritage Site, St Kilda.   Every year, dozens of pufflings become disorientated

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Climbers spend night in snow hole on Liathach

Three climbers were forced to spend much of Sunday night in a snow-hole high on Liathach after they became stuck on the Torridon mountain as night fell. In a joint rescue with the Torridon Mountain Rescue team, the three men

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