Environment & International

Digital mogul to discuss foundation’s work in Scotland

Bill Gates will discuss agricultural work in Scotland which is helping communities worldwide

24th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Housing association to build £15m wind farm

Ambitious plans will see the community benefit from the three turbine development

24th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Attackers storm charity’s offices in Afghanistan

Up to 50 staff from Save the Children were thought to have been in its Jalalabad offices when gunmen entered

24th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: Scotland’s most polluted streets

Slight improvement on previous year but levels still dangerous

22nd January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Campaign examines effect of war on children’s wellbeing

War Child UK is aiming to publicise the devastating impact that conflict can have on mental health

17th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Top snapper honoured to become WWF ambassador

He joins an illustrious list

17th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Soft Brexit needed to protect third sector

A new paper which highlights the cost of Brexit to Scotland shows that cooperation is needed, the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations argues

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Your Kirkwall project is a glowing example of best practice in active citizenship

Petra Biberbach on the lessons of the Your Kirkwall project

12th January 2018 by TFN

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Plans for renowned bird conservation centre revealed

Community interest company Bird Gardens Scotland is planning to create a new facility in the Borders

12th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Access rights milestone marked

The Ramblers launch a new campaign to mark 15 years since the Land Reform (Scotland) Act

12th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for green space projects

Scottish Natural Heritage is offering further funding through its Community Engagement Fund

12th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots charities back cotton bud ban

Scottish charities have backed moved to ban cotton buds

11th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Legal challenge to fracking ban

Environmental charities have criticised Ineos' decision to call for a judicial review

10th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Animal charity fundraising debate

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home has been criticised for raising funds north of the border

8th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Road safety fears stop children from walking to school

A survey of more than 1,000 parents has revealed the reasons why more children do not walk or cycle to school

8th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Latte levy could provide massive windfall for charities

The introduction of a latte levy has the potential to build on the huge success of the plastic bag charge and raise huge sums for good causes

5th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Carbon footprint of Scottish homes drops by a quarter

An environmental charity has said that the good work must continue in a bid to hold off climate change

5th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Disposable coffee cups should be recycled or banned

A marine charity has said action is needed to highlight the amount of coffee cups which are dumped rather than recycled

5th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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