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Edinburgh Swift City

The Edinburgh Swift City project, funded by ScottishPower Foundation, is wrapping up after a year of creating a sanctuary for swifts across the city. The aim of the project was to protect and enhance the local swift population through community engagement and conservation. Swifts are ancient and fascinating birds. These amazing fliers diverged from other

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Grey to green shoreline

North Edinburgh school pupils teamed up with scientists to turn 27km of Edinburgh’s coastline, from the third Forth Bridge in the west to Joppa in the east, into a living laboratory. ┬áThe Shoreline pilot project led by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) promoted awareness of coastal climate change and the associated risks in urban