Environment & International

Aid organisations “complicit” on abuse

Charities must get to grips in dealing with sexual misconduct, MPs have warned in a damning report

31st July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Controversial raven cull is suspended

A controversial licence which would have allowed the slaughter of ravens has been suspended

30th July 2018 by Graham Martin

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Poll: is global warming causing this summer’s heatwaves?

Poll: is global warming causing this summer's heatwaves?

27th July 2018 by Graham Martin

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Orchard microfunder set to grow

​You can pick the sweetest fruit in the concrete jungle

27th July 2018 by TFN

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Third sector fears Westminster funding power grab

Concern has been expressed over plans for Westminster to manage the replacement for the European Structural Funds

27th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Public backs a ban on game bird shooting

Most people in the UK think the shooting of birds for ‘sport’ should be banned

26th July 2018 by Graham Martin

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Climate change brings catastrophe across the world

Global climate change is responsible for simultaneous disasters happening across the world, campaigners claim

24th July 2018 by Graham Martin

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Funding boost for fight against hunger

A Scottish charity is celebrating a £425,000 grant from the People's Postcode Lottery

19th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Mother Teresa charity faces claims of selling children

The Missionaries of Charity is set to be investigated by the Indian Government

18th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Dog and seagull poo pollutes popular beaches

Keep Scotland Beautiful is urging the public to help make bathing water cleaner across Scotland's most popular beaches

17th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charities are some of Scotland’s greenest businesses

Remade in Edinburgh and the Royal Zoological Society Scotland have been nominated for the Scottish Environment Business Awards

17th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: Were Scotland’s anti-Trump protests a damp squib?

Anti-Trump protests were held across Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen this week but with varying reports about turnout, did they achieve much?

16th July 2018 by TFN Staff

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News in brief: what’s been going on in the third sector, 12 July 2018

An overview of some of the activities going on across the third sector in Scotland over the last few weeks

12th July 2018 by TFN Staff

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Great hope: Scottish born Amur leopard cub to be reintroduced to the wild

The Highland Wildlife Park has announced the birth of an endangered Amur leopard it hopes will be the first to be reintroduced to the wild in Russia

11th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Pressure builds for a legal ban on fracking

Mary Church says the ban on fracking remains a policy position that needs to become legislation

10th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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Celebrity fundraiser along Fife coastal path

The group of celebrities will walk 117 miles along the Fife coast to raise money for Theirworld charity

10th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Scottish Government grants fracking extension despite promise of ban

The Scottish Government has extended energy giant Ineos' license to frack in central Scotland by a year, despite claiming it plans to ban the practise

9th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Join Scottish protests against US President Donald Trump

Protests will be held in Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh and Aberdeenshire on Friday 13 July and Saturday 14 July

9th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Refugees left homeless by Home Office IT failure

The Home Office is still failing to provide support to destitute refugees within legal timeframes a year after Refugee Action flagged up the problem

9th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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