Environment & International

New chief for international aid charity

International aid and development charity Unicef UK has a new chief executive

10th January 2020 by Graham Martin

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Trade body says Wrap’s report is “irresponsible”

Associaiton says there is no evidence bogus charities are affecting clothes donations

9th January 2020 by Robert Armour

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Foodbanks hand out 1,000 parcels a day

A staggering 600,000 food parcels were distributed over 18 months by charities across the country

9th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Lotto boost for conservation projects

Over £400,000 is being awarded to initiatives in the Northern Isles and Cairngorms.

9th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Castle reception launches Scottish Charity Awards 2020

Nicola Sturgeon launched the annual awards by meeting last year's finalists in the dramatic settings of Edinburgh Castle's Great Hall

7th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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New active travel funding

Social housing providers can access additional funding to encourage active travel within communities

7th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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“Staggering” figures highlight scale of emissions inequality

The average Brit has already caused more emissions in 2020 than a Rwandan will in a year.

6th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Entire world is in the grip of the climate catastrophe

The entire world is now counting the devastating cost of the climate crisis, a new report finds

3rd January 2020 by Graham Martin

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One in nine Scots species at risk of extinction

WWF Scotland calls for urgent action ahead of major environmental summits.

27th December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Most Scots want full ban on fox hunting, poll finds

Survey reveals 77% of people in Scotland think current laws are not strong enough.

26th December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Burns breakfast for EU citizens

The Scottish Government is hosting a special event to celebrate the contributions EU citizens make to Scotland

23rd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New look for Scottish Seabird Centre

The popular attraction is set to unveil its new interactive visitor experience

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Brits “too ashamed” to donate unwanted gifts

A study by Barnardo's has revealed that 20% of adults bin unwanted gifts as they feel too ashamed to donate them to charity

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Raptor slaughter will continue following “washout” grouse shooting report

A Scottish Government commission into grouse shooting was branded a “washout” after it stopped short from ordering that the industry become licensed

19th December 2019 by Graham Martin

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Top tips to cut Christmas waste

With Brits keener than ever to reduce waste this festive season, a charity has issued tips to help prevent food from being binned

18th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Halo Trust unveils hard-hitting Yemen campaign

The charity said just £3 can help them destroy a landmine in the war-torn country.

17th December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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2020 must be the year for action on climate change

An independent panel has said the next 12 months will be crucial if Scotland is set to meet its targets for cutting carbon emissions

17th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Ethical finance summit to focus on climate change

The flagship event will take place in Edinburgh next October.

16th December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Biggest polluters “held climate talks hostage”

Campaigners blast "complete lack of urgency” over global warming.

16th December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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