Environment & International

New president at Ramblers Scotland

New recruit announced for prestigious post

13th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Revealed: the councils using your pension cash to invest in fossil fuels

Campaigners say pensions are at risk from unethical investments - to the tune of £1.7bn

13th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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New boss for conservation charity

Andrew Bachell will head John Muir Trust

10th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish based charity expelled from Turkey

Humanitarian aid organisation Mercy Corps has been forced to shut down its operations by the Turkish government

9th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Global action staged marking International Women’s Day 2017

Global protests underway to mark the day of action

8th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Want to change your community? Just think big

Young Jordan Kyle and his friends transformed their local community for the better

7th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Syrian children in “toxic” mental health crisis

​Civil war in the middle eastern country is taking a huge psychological toll on children

7th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Big switch off planned for tenth Earth Hour

Scotland's most iconic structures will again be switching their lights off for WWF's Earth Hour, to show they care about the effects of climate change

4th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Number of animal welfare complaints on the increase

The number of children reporting animal neglect or injury has increased by 382% in the past five years

2nd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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TFN poll: should bloodsports be banned?

Poll: should bloodsports be banned?

2nd March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Grisly image reveals barbaric Cairngorms cull

​Calls for Scottish Government to stop halt the legal slaughter of mountain hares

1st March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Aid groups plead for safe passage of child refugees to UK

​Leading groups implore UK ministers to rethink ditching agreement

1st March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scots charity clears up the deadly legacy of war

A Scottish charity has been praised for its work in removing land mines in Afghanistan

1st March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Fuel poverty still a postcode lottery

​Stats show wide disparity in fuel poverty levels across Scotland

28th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Few Scots make link between food and poverty

​Scots urged to find out more about where their food comes from to combat poverty

27th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scots charity to work in world’s most dangerous city

Aid charity will provide 1,500 school children with meals

27th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Red squirrel army enlisted in fight to save species

A red squirrel army is being formed to ensure the survival of the iconic species

24th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Charity welcomes aid for South Sudan - but situation is critical

Christian Aid has welcomed the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) providing £200 million in emergency aid to South Sudan and Somalia

22nd February 2017 by Graham Martin

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South Sudan on brink of catastrophe as famine declared

The international community must do more to resolve the crisis in South Sudan, Christian Aid has warned

21st February 2017 by Graham Martin

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