Environment & International

Cyclone Idai appeal launched

Millions of people across three African countries have been affected by the natural disaster

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Concentrated land ownership hitting rural communities

The Scottish Land Commission has revealed some rural communities are being harmed by concentrated land ownership

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Premium In the driving seat: inspiring women of the third sector

To mark International Women’s Day – which took place on Friday 8 March – Third Force News spoke to some of the Scottish third sector’s most inspiring women.

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland’s first ever dementia friendly woodland

A woodland in the Highlands is the first in the country to become dementia friendly

19th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Brexit will cause 21st century clearances in rural Scotland

Brexit could cause “21st century clearances” in rural Scotland, it has been claimed

18th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Burnt for profits: Scottish countryside set ablaze by grouse shooters

Huge swathes of Scotland’s uplands are being set ablaze to create profits for the shooting industry

18th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Sharing stories

Ross Ahlfeld on how storytelling can breakdown cultural barriers, transform our communites and our lives

18th March 2019 by Robert Armour

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Striking for their future: school pupils walk out to save the planet

School pupils in Scotland will join tens of thousands throughout the globe in a strike against environmental destruction

14th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Social Bite goes global

The Scottish charity has teamed up with Malala and UNICEF to launch a global sleep out movement

13th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Glasgow climate strikers will not face school punishment

Glasgow City Council has become the latest to confirm that students who miss school to take part in global climate protests will not face punishment

12th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Brexit health and social care effects laid bare

New immigration rules are set to exacerbate recruitment issues within the sector, with less foreign workers but more people needing care

12th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Shamima Begum’s baby is a victim of Tory political opportunism

Robina Qureshi says Shamima Begum and her baby have been made an example of by a Tory home secretary playing at dog-whistle politics

11th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Observatory devastated by fire

The Fair Isle Bird Observatory Trust is facing up to the loss of its observatory and birdhouse

11th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity chief executive pay revealed

The average salary for a charity boss has increased since last year, but they are working many hours of overtime a week

11th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Landmark in Scottish community ownership

Community ownership in Scotland has celebrated an important milestone

7th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Brexit has left communities divided and young people isolated

Youth workers have raised a series of concerns about leaving the European Union, a report by two charities has revealed

7th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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RSPB Nature of Scotland awards are open

Entries are open for awards celebrating the best in conservation

6th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Council backs pupils in right to strike over climate change

City of Edinburgh Council has said children will not be punished for attending a climate change rally so long as they have parental permission

6th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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