Environment & International

Hero firefighter backs refugees in Scotland

A veteran firefighter who rescued dozens of people from the Mediterranean Sea is now dedicated to supporting refugees in Scotland

12th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Efforts of Scottish volunteers celebrated

Organisations took the time to recognise their helpers during Volunteers' Week

8th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Healthcare charity hails amazing appeal success

The generosity of the public was hailed as a Scottish charity celebrated the success of a fundraising appeal

7th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Appeal as war leaves millions hungry

Mary's Meals is looking for increased support to help the children of South Sudan

6th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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First minister must step in to save precious habitat from destruction

Shock as councilors fail to reject golf plan - despite mass objections

5th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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100 days of action for Scotland’s endangered species

Members of the Scottish Parliament have signed up to a challenge to raise awareness of the country’s biodiversity

5th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Major charity role for former Labour minister

A former Scottish MP has been appointed to a senior role at Unicef UK

5th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Plastic waste costs Scotland £11 million

Households across Scotland are binning recyclable plastic, which is also hitting local authorities in the pocket

5th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Do aid agencies need a government regulator?

Following further revelations of historic sex abuse in the international aid sector, a call has been made for the government to step in. Do you agree?

4th June 2018 by TFN Staff

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Chief Encounters: John Lauder dreams of becoming transport minister

The national director of Sustrans Scotland enjoys the unseen work behind Scotland's walking and cycling paths

4th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots singers join charity fun run

Deacon Blue's Ricky Ross and Lorraine McIntosh were amongst those who took part in the SCIAF Family Fun Run

4th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: Scotland’s best beaches

Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced that Scotland has increased the number of beaches which now boast Scottish Beach Awards status

1st June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Poll: should disposable barbecues be banned?

Poll: should disposable barbecues be banned?

1st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Group calls for disposable barbecues to be banned

A community group is calling for the ban of sales of disposable barbecues after continued problems with mess

1st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Aid agencies can fix culture of abuse from within

New abuse revelations are horrific, but aid agencies are making changes and can be trusted to improve says Scotland’s International Development Alliance

31st May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charities’ joy as controversial golf plans sunk

Plans for an environment-wrecking golf development have been bunkered

31st May 2018 by Graham Martin

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School pupils get on their bikes

The Sustrans Big Pedal saw children cycle to school over a 10-day period

31st May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Government building coffee cups ban

The Scottish Government said it wants to lead the way in tackling waste being unnecessarily sent to landfill

30th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity denies cover up of refugee camp food-for-sex culture

Save the Children and UNHCR 2001 report highlighted major concerns about sexual abuse of children in west African refugee camps

29th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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