Environment & International

Campaign calls for Scotland to take a stand against Brexit

Declaration: Scotland for Europe has been backed by representatives of 40 civil society groups and actor Brian Cox

23rd May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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I loved the outdoors so much I started my own charity

Conservation volunteer William Torness founded a charity as a way to pass his enthusiasm for the outdoors onto others

22nd May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Staff to go at Oxfam UK

The international development charity has said it will have to lose staff at home and abroad in order to "live within our means" following sex scandal

21st May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Revealed: the extent of mountain hare slaughter in Scotland

The true extent of mountain hare slaughter in Scotland has been revealed for the first time

21st May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Call for cars to be banned from school gates

Living Streets has said action is needed to encourage more youngsters to walk to school

21st May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Whale Trail set to bring tourism boost

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust will lead a project to secure Scotland's position as a world-class whale watching destination

18th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity finds Scots still worried about Brexit

More than seven in 10 people said they were concerned about how leaving the European Union will affect them

18th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Rural Parliament destination revealed

The next session of the biennial event will take place in Stranraer later this year

16th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fish farming industry must clean up its act

The National Trust for Scotland has called on the country’s fish farming sector to fix its pollution problems before contemplating further expansion

15th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Festival will celebrate refugees in Scotland

Refugee Festival Scotland is back for its eighteenth year with a Scotland-wide programme of events designed to bring communities together

15th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Reduce tax to those who make homes energy efficient

Age Scotland has said that those who embrace energy efficiency should pay less council tax

14th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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MPs unite across parties to oppose fossil fuels

All six Edinburgh and Midlothian MPs have spoken out about the urgent need for fossil fuel divestment

11th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Marine conservation charity to expand

Surfers Against Sewage has gained £300,000 from the People's Postcode Lottery

11th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Community ownership of Ulva secured

Residents have become the first community in Scotland to purchase an island

11th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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TFN poll: should wet wipes be banned?

TFN poll: should wet wipes be banned?

11th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Planning a solution to loneliness and social isolation

David McAllister argues that the planning system can be used to build better communities

9th May 2018 by TFN Guest

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Refugees get more support to come to Scotland

Fund will offer financial support before benefits are claimed

9th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Chief encounters: Matt Gilbert-Straw of New Caledonian Woodlands

Chief encounters: Matt Gilbert-Straw of New Caledonian Woodlands

8th May 2018 by TFN

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Leading conservation charity recruits young trustees

The Scottish Seabird Centre had so many quality applications from young people for its board role, it appointed two new trustees

8th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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