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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S5M-17329

World Environment Day 2019

Submitted by: Gillian Martin, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Tom Arthur, Jackie Baillie, Angela Constance, Bruce Crawford, Kenneth Gibson, Jenny Gilruth, Alison Johnstone, Bill Kidd, Monica Lennon, Richard Lyle, Angus MacDonald, Lewis Macdonald, Fulton MacGregor, Rona Mackay, Ruth Maguire, John Mason, Joan McAlpine, Liam McArthur, Stuart McMillan, Shona Robison, Alex Rowley, Liz Smith, Colin Smyth, Stewart Stevenson, David Torrance, Sandra White, Andy Wightman
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2019

That the Parliament welcomes World Environment Day 2019, which will be marked on 5 June; notes the recent publication of the report, Scotland’s Nature on Red Alert, by Scottish Environment LINK, which highlights the potential impact of climate change on Scotland’s biodiversity; understands that almost one-in-ten Scottish species are at risk of extinction, and applauds the work of MSPs who work as species champions to protect Scotland’s wildlife and to help raise awareness of threatened species in their regions and constituencies.