Environment & International

Red squirrel army enlisted in fight to save species

A red squirrel army is being formed to ensure the survival of the iconic species

24th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Charity welcomes aid for South Sudan - but situation is critical

Christian Aid has welcomed the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) providing £200 million in emergency aid to South Sudan and Somalia

22nd February 2017 by Graham Martin

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South Sudan on brink of catastrophe as famine declared

The international community must do more to resolve the crisis in South Sudan, Christian Aid has warned

21st February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Resistance is fertile: take back our world from corporate power

Campaigners working from the grassroots up have the power to change the world, major conference hears

17th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Game of Thrones star battles gender inequality

Charity gets top celebrity backing in its fight for global gender equality

17th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Win £20,000 for a post-graduate green idea

The People's Postcode Lottery has launched a scholarship programme for people with business ideas that will improve the environment

13th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Brexit expert tells charities to get more involved in debate

It is imperative the sector explores what the impact will be says Professor Alan Miller, former chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission

13th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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11 of the most romantic places in Scotland

As Valentine’s Day approaches, TFN has teamed up with Historic Environment Scotland to bring you some suggestions for romantic days out with your loved one.

12th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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National protest against Trump to take place in Edinburgh on Saturday

Human rights, refugee, abortion rights and LGBT campaigners are urging the public to attend a mass demonstration in Edinburgh

10th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Millions throughout the globe condemn Trump

More than 5 million people have signed an open letter to US president Donald Trump, rejecting his “fear, hate-mongering and bigotry"

9th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Six Red Cross workers killed in “despicable” attack

Aid work suspended after suspected Islamic State ambush left six dead and two missing

9th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Refugee doctors get funding to work in NHS

Project aims to train refugee doctors for Scotland's NHS

8th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Public secure crucial wildlife site

A public appeal has helped secure a critical site on the Solway Firth for nature

7th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Unicef defends David Beckham

Charity says the global icon has generously given his money, time, energy and support

7th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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John Wilkes to leave Scottish Refugee Council

Chief executive will depart post in March

6th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Dungavel reprieved - and suffering of asylum seekers will go on

Campaigners said there should be no detention of asylum seekers in Scotland – as it was announced that the controversial Dungavel facility is to stay open

3rd February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Trump’s election sees huge surge in charity donations

​People are protesting against the election of Trump by donating to causes his policies directly affect

3rd February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Coldplay to give vital support to refugee charity

Band back rescue charity saving thousands of migrant lives in the Mediterranean and Aegean seas

3rd February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Poll: is it pointless to protest against Trump in Scotland?

Is it pointless to protest against Trump in Scotland?

2nd February 2017 by TFN

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