The Torphins Paths Group, a Deeside charity focused on improving and developing walking and cycling access in the local area, has completed the first section of a proposed path connecting Torphins and Banchory.
Keep up to date with the latest developments and data you can find on Scotland’s environment web and find out more about what our partners are doing to address environmental issues.
Scotland, like the rest of the world and UK as a whole, is facing an unprecedented climate change crisis. Amongst other impacts, this is affecting the quality of its standing waters such a lochs and reservoirs.
Summers are becoming hotter and drier, with winter rainfall and storm frequency predicted to increase. These effects of climate change are ideal conditions to also give rise to increased incidence of algal and blue-green algal (cyanobacteria) blooms in Scottish freshwaters.