Environment & International

GE17: environment must not suffer from Brexit fall out

All parties must campaign on environmental issues in the general election, an influential umbrella group has said

23rd May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Protecting the environment should be a cross-party goal

Daphne Vlastari says all parties should be talking about the environment in the the run up to the election

22nd May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Charity gagging clause a permanent threat to civil society

Charities are being silenced ahead of voting as Lobbying Act does not account for snap election

22nd May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Revealed: Scotland’s worst cycling accident hotspots

League table ranked by accident severity published by leading charity

22nd May 2017 by Robert Armour

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EXCLUSIVE: MSPs want answers after wildlife crime cases collapse

MSPs are demanding answers following the collapse of a string of wildlife crime cases

21st May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Anti-fox hunting rally announced for this weekend

​UK-wide campaign arrives in Edinburgh to protest against plans to reverse ban

19th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Massive cash boost to promote walking and cycling projects

Projects across the country get cash to help Scots ditch the car

18th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Huge legal costs could cripple campaigning charities

Campaigners have called for urgent reforms which will allow charities to campaign without worrying about incurring crippling legal fees

16th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Fury after prosecutors drop another wildlife crime case

An environmental charity wants answers from the Crown Office after an alleged wildlife crime prosecution was dropped by courts – the third in weeks

16th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Five fabulous voluntourism opportunities

Book a few weeks volunteering abroad and change your life

16th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Mountaineer becomes youngest Briton to scale Everest

Impressive feat of human endurance takes young Edinburgh climber into the record books

16th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Slow down: charities back move to blitz road speeds

Charities are backing a move to reduce the speed limit in built up areas to 20mph

15th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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First female boss for conservation charity

Ann McCall takes over from Stuart Housden, who has led RSPB Scotland for over 20 years

15th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charity forced to pay £50k to energy giant after daring to challenge windfarm

A charity has agreed to pay costs to an energy company following a failed attempt to stop a wind farm

12th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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National Marine Centre to open in North Berwick

The Scottish Seabird Centre has unveiled its plans for a £5.5m National Marine Centre to culture secretary Fiona Hyslop

11th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities hail bid to ban animal circuses

Animal protection charities have welcomed publication of a bill to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses in Scotland

11th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Outrage at Theresa May’s plans to reintroduce foxhunting

Cruel and outdated foxhunting should have no place in 21st century Britain say campaigners

10th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Award winning anti-fracking film to tour Scotland

​Campaigners hope film will inspire Scots activists

9th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Heart breaking Uganda scam you must not fall for

A charity is warning people not to be fooled by heart-rending begging scam asking for cash to help poor families in Uganda

9th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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