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How pockets of Scottish forests could save red squirrels

Researchers concluded that there are at least 20 existing areas of Scottish forest that could act as safe havens for red squirrels Image:  Vincent van Zalinge

Natalie Marchant

Freelance Writer, Editor, World Economic Forum

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Red squirrel distribution (in green).
Scotland's forests are one of the only remaining refuges for the red squirrel. Image: ‘Britain’s Mammals 2018: The Mammal Society’s Guide to their Population and Conservation Status.’

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