Environment & International

Work aims to attract rare birds

The Scottish Wildlife Trust has been supporting crofters in Wester Ross

6th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Funding to strengthen Malawi links

The Scottish Government has announced a new round of funding for projects in the African nation

6th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Parks and green spaces in decline across Scotland

Half of people living in more deprived areas of Scotland say their local parks and green spaces are more run down than five years ago

6th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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Record number of geese on charity reserve

A record number of barnacle geese have been recorded at RSPB Scotland's Mersehead reserve in Dumfries & Galloway this autumn

3rd November 2017 by Graham Martin

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Call for banks to end fossil fuel investments

The majority of British people do not believe banks should profit from investments that are harmful to the environment

3rd November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity loses child refugee legal bid

Organisation aimed to help thousands more desperate refugees fleeing persecution

3rd November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Outrage at Etsy’s sale of endangered species products

Online crafts retailer Etsy has been condemned for allowing the sale of jewellery made from endangered seahorses

2nd November 2017 by Graham Martin

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Pneumonia kills almost a million children a year

Save the Children has called for action to stop the needless deaths of youngsters

2nd November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Oxfam calls for Scotland to lead the way on climate change

The charity wants the Scottish Government to set a zero emissions target

2nd November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters in rural areas quizzed on public transport

Scottish Rural Action believes the cost of travel is a barrier for some youths

1st November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Animal activists appalled by college seal shooting course

An animal rights charity has reacted with fury after a college offered students the chance to shoot seals

1st November 2017 by Graham Martin

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Oxfam rocked by sex abuse claims

Calls for an inquiry after the charity released details of sexual assaults by staff

1st November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity hails law to curb the misery of human trafficking

Campaigners have said the move will help protect those at risk

1st November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Chief Encounters: Eoghan Mackie, Challenges Worldwide

The chief executive talks about two decades of working at the helm of the international development charity

1st November 2017 by TFN Guest

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I wake hearing gunfire but volunteering in danger zones is my life

​Philip Tierney tells TFN while the harrowing images of war never leave him, he has an urge to volunteer in the world's most dangerous places

31st October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Red Cross aims to form emergency taskforce

The charity is looking to recruit reserves who can help out in times of crisis

31st October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Still Game star holds fundraiser for the Rohingya

Sanjeev Kohli and presenter Kawser Quamer will host All in for Rohingya

31st October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Supporters urged to go the Extra Mile as Poppy Appeal launched

The theme of this year’s Poppy Appeal is #ExtraMile – with the charity looking to expand on its traditional fundraising activities

26th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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