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Spending cuts threaten Scotland’s endangered species | The Guardian

Major projects to promote rare and endangered species such as red squirrels, sea eagles and beavers are being threatened by deep spending cuts imposed on Scotland’s main nature conservation agency.

Senior executives in Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) are discussing proposals to heavily cut or even abandon some projects after Scottish ministers warned that its budget would be cut by at least 20% over several years in favour of other policy priorities.

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