Environment & International

Fears over future of wildlife haven

RSPB Scotland has submitted an objection for plans for a golf course at Coul Links

14th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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November wind powered Scotland

Turbines provided enough energy for more than three quarters of Scotland's demand last month

12th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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MPs want an end to fossil fuel investments

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is amongst a group of politicians calling for action to tackle climate change

12th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Kittiwakes on global extinction list

The kittiwake has been added to the list of birds considered to be facing a high risk of global extinction

12th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Legal breeders profiteering on puppies

OneKind has said urgent action is needed to ensure dogs are bred in safe conditions

11th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: Ed Sheeran stars in 2017’s worst poverty porn charity appeal

An Ed Sheeran-fronted Comic Relief video has been named as this year’s worst example of charity “poverty porn”

8th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Laughter helps to keep people warm this winter

Human Appeal is aiming to raise more than a million pounds for those without a home

8th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign launched to retain study programme

Groups such as YouthLink Scotland, Carers Scotland and the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations have backed KeepErasmusPlus

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Mary’s Meals made me realise how lucky my children are

Sarah Thomson visited Malawi where she met with Mary’s Meals and saw the difference a daily meal is making to children the same age as her own

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Domestic abuse does not only involve violence

Magdalena Grzymkowska, of the Polish Women Support Network, looks at what needs to be done to help protect women within the community from abuse

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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New planning bill could put Scotland’s environment at risk

The Scottish Government's new planning bill has been met with disappointment by environment, place and planning bodies

5th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Climate change driving Scottish birds to the brink

Climate change is having a devastating impact on some of Scotland’s rarest breeding birds

5th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Campaigners ramp up pressure on government as new figures reveal 27% living in fuel poverty

Households are at the mercy of volatile energy prices say campaigners, who call on the Scottish Government to take action to make homes warmer

5th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Parents protest charity Christmas collections in schools

Parents have been warned about an evangelical Christian charity collecting aid in Scottish state schools

5th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Low emission zones will be created across the country

Diesel and older cars are set to be hit by the plans to improve air quality in Scotland

5th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Millions of meals go straight to the bin

Top chef Gary Maclean has given his tips to avoid food waste this Christmas

4th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish teacher is transforming school life in Rwanda

Kari Spence, 26, has set up Together in Sport Rwanda and is determined to make a difference to one small community that has experience so much poverty

4th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Social Enterprise Academy opens India office

Deputy First Minister John Swinney has opened the Scotland:India Impact Link in Mumbai

4th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Is Woody the dog better than Moz the monster?

Animal charity argues its Christmas appeal advert out-emotes the famous John Lewis advert

1st December 2017 by Susan Smith

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