Environment & International

Outrage at Theresa May’s plans to reintroduce foxhunting

Cruel and outdated foxhunting should have no place in 21st century Britain say campaigners

10th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Award winning anti-fracking film to tour Scotland

​Campaigners hope film will inspire Scots activists

9th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Heart breaking Uganda scam you must not fall for

A charity is warning people not to be fooled by heart-rending begging scam asking for cash to help poor families in Uganda

9th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish Government foot dragging on pollution will cost lives

Pollution strategy is costing lives according to campaigners

5th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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RSPB anger after hen harrier killing charges are dropped

RSPB Scotland has reacted with fury after charges against a gamekeeper charged with killing a rare bird of prey were dropped

5th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Success for Scots school pupils in Big Peddle challenge

Project encourages children to use alternative forms of transport including bikes and scooters

5th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Can you go a month without plastic?

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, environmentalists have warned

2nd May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Spring cleaning could kill your pet

Vet charity PDSA has warned that a simple spring clean could be fatal to pets

27th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Charity says ditch the car and save thousands

Huge savings can be achieved if families ditch the car - even for short journeys

26th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Rage after scallop dredgers wreck rare reef

Conservationists have reacted with fury after scallop dredgers wrecked a precious marine habitat

24th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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School meals charity feeding more children

​Charity is feeding more children than ever before

19th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Rally in Edinburgh to defend and promote science

All of the main political parties in Scotland are backing a campaign to celebrate, promote and defend science

18th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Labour bill promises to ban fracking in Scotland

Private members' bill bid to ban fracking

18th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Experiment could see wolves reintroduced to Scotland

Restoration of lost species can be controversial but Paul Cardwell found a Scottish charity tackling the issue head on with a unique experiment

13th April 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Global pressure sees state executions fall by one third

Amnesty publishes report detailing executions around the world

11th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Puffin alert! RSPB warns of extinction risk to Scotland’s cutest seabird

The puffin and the curlew have been moved onto the conservation red list in the latest report into the state of birds in the UK

11th April 2017 by Susan Smith

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A bunny is for life not just for Easter

Scottish SPCA issues Easter bunny warning

10th April 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Let’s rescue our rights from the depths of Brexit

Mhairi Snowden says civil society should be very concerned about the impact of Brexit on our human rights

6th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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East Africa appeal in Scotland tops £4m mark

​Generous Scots dig deep for the crisis-hit region

6th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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