Environment & International

Ramblers outraged as landowner blocks access to Whisky Trail

Gates are preventing public access

21st July 2017 by Robert Armour

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Brexit must be halted - before society is damaged for good

Leading figures from across Scottish civil society are demanding a halt to and a reversal of Brexit

18th July 2017 by Graham Martin

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Record number of parks win Green Flag Awards

A record number of Scottish parks have been presented with prestigious Green Flag Awards this year.

17th July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Wind farms pose risk to tourism, say conservationists

Industrial development makes holidaymakers less likely to visit Scotland’s wild places, according to research for the John Muir Trust.

17th July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Adventurers enter electric car in 10,000 mile rally

An Aberdeenshire couple are set to make history as the first people to enter an electric car in the 10,000 mile Mongol Rally.

14th July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Public concern over mistreated animals at record high

​Helpline takes more calls than ever

14th July 2017 by Robert Armour

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Battle is on to save beaver family

The fight is on to save a family of beavers living in the wild in Scotland from spending the rest of their lives in captivity.

13th July 2017 by Graham Martin

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Be on the lookout for pufflings!

The Scottish Seabird Centre is urging people to keep an eye out for young puffins, as puffling season is now in full swing

12th July 2017 by Graham Martin

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Treaty banning nuclear weapons welcomed by campaigners

The Nuclear Ban Treaty, seen as a “significant step” towards global disarmament, was endorsed by 122 nations at the UN on Friday.

10th July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Caring for canines in conflict

​Neil Harris gave up a career as a Royal Marine Commando to devote his life to saving stray dogs in conflict zones

10th July 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scotland can stop making global warming worse

Environmental charities say the Scottish Government must do more to ensure Scotland stops contributing to global warming by 2050

5th July 2017 by Susan Smith

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Highland Wildlife Park named best day out in Scotland

Highland Wildlife Park has been voted Scotland’s best day out in a public poll.

3rd July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Species champions: meet the MSPs fighting to protect Scotland’s wildlife

A groundbreaking initiative has enlisted more than two-thirds of the nation’s MSPs to help promote the country’s flora and fauna

3rd July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Thousands demand an end to hare slaughter

A giant postcard calling for an end to mountain hare culling has been handed to the UK’s largest national park.

30th June 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Renewable energy is on the up in Scotland

Success in renewable energy provision must be a springboard to a transition to a green economy

29th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Nuke protestors plan Trident break-ins and blockades

Week of action planned against Trident

29th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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“Sad day” for animal welfare as tail docking returns

Charities have said the reintroduction of tail-docking is a “sad day” for animal welfare in Scotland

22nd June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Exclusive: winners of the 2017 Scottish Charity Awards

Street Soccer Scotland, a unique project to combat social exclusion through football has been named as the charity of the year 2017

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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We give new Scots a warm welcome to life in Edinburgh

Alex Whitteker has only been in Edinburgh a couple of years himself, but he's determined to make other newcomers feel welcome

20th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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