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ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

💚🦫 Last year we released beavers into Cairngorms National Park for the first time in 400 years. Now a new family including one pair and one kit have been released!

Once driven to extinction in Scotland, beavers are now thriving, helping to create essential wetland habitats, protecting and restoring our biodiversity.
bbc.co.uk/news/articles/cqljv5

9 minutes ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿An independent Scotland could be a voice for peace and human rights.

🕊️We could end arms sales to human rights-abusing regimes like Israel and Saudi Arabia, move on from a failed foreign policy of military aggression and remove Trident from Scotland. 🧵

greens.scot/news/independent-g

20 hours ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

🗓️On Thursday, residents of Hillhead, Glasgow can vote in a local by-election.

🟢Scottish Greens candidate Seonad Hoy is standing for people and planet.

23 hours ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

5 months ago we made rail travel cheaper by removing peak fares. Last week in the Scottish Budget we officially extended that offer until the end of June.

Rail travel means
🟢Less air pollution
🟢Less congestion
🟢Lower climate emissions

1 day ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

"It will take more than words. It means rapid and serious investment in green technology and industries and in training and creating opportunities for the thousands of skilled workers we have in Aberdeen and the wider region."
📣 Scottish Green MSP Maggie Chapman
thenational.scot/politics/2415

3 days ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

🔴A Brexit that's costing jobs, hiking prices and curbing our rights
🔴Trussonomics, which we're still paying for
🔴A cost of living crisis with bills and inflation outstripping wages

There should only be one item on today's Scottish Tory conference agenda: an apology to Scotland.

4 days ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

🙌 It's official! 5 areas are in the running to be Scotland's next National Park.

The Park will be founded by 2026, bringing huge benefits to the local environment, wildlife, economy and community - making the area a centrepiece of Scotland's green future.

4 days ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

On the last day of , find out why we're working towards a full and comprehensive ban on conversion practices 🏳️‍🌈👇
youtube.com/watch?v=h84eAR858-

4 days ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

🚄 Next week we'll enter our SIXTH month without peak fares on Scotrail trains!

In the Scottish budget this week we officially extended the offer until the end of June. @rossgreer takes you through it. 👇

5 days ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

The rent cap is coming to an end, but new rules will help protect tenants as we prepare for the upcoming Housing Bill.

👨‍🎓 Know your rights
rentersrights.campaign.gov.sco

💰 Try the rent calculator
rentcalculator.service.gov.sco

5 days ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

📗BLOG: "Why I am campaigning for a National Park" by Fort William and Ardnamurchan Councillor Kate Willis.

🌲National Park status brings a huge range of benefits such as local investment and enhanced environmental protections.

➡️Read more: greens.scot/blog/why-i-am-camp

5 days ago
Scottish Greens
ScottishGreens@mastodon.scot

Today we announced big progress on local tax reform, including:

🏠 Legislation to let councils more than double Council Tax on second/holiday homes
💡 Exploration of a power of general competence (way more exciting than it sounds, explained in the video!)

February 27, 2024