A S U M M A RY F O R
7 October 2019
From the remote montane including details of the data assessed using the IUCN species defined as showing distribution, with 47% showing 2019, we know there changes in abundance, and Other pressures, such as conservation NGOs, research habitats of the UK’s highest and analyses underpinning Regional Red List criteria, strong changes in abundance – little change. [...] Over the past was widespread loss and nearly half have shown strong those associated with institutes, and the UK and peaks and the extensive our findings, can be found and for which sufficient data either increases or decreases – 10 years, 37% of species have degradation of habitats changes in distribution. [...] Such species include the abundance and strong changes in distribution – species for which Scotland- on 2,970 terrestrial and gains for biodiversity since change is driving widespread exciting conservation initiatives the Scottish Wildcat and either increases or decreases – The State of Nature 2019 Capercaillie, and the endemic distribution of species specific trends are available freshwater specie. [...] decline in abundance before the abundance indicators for wildlife has declined Within this indicator, the Scotland’s extensive seas on the state of nature across is a critical component of There has been no let-up they disappear from a site, fish species show signs of substantially in recent proportions of species are also subject to a range the UK and in the UK’s Crown Scotland’s natural history. [...] severe underlying abundance lows in the Celtic and North in Scotland’s species appears since 1994 are similar, but been made on improving Territories and at the scale of of the coast is greater than its declines that we are currently Seas; however, the Scottish to be increasing: our statistics over the past 10 years more water quality, contaminants the UK’s constituent nations.