Environment & International

DEC needs to be ready to react

Huw Owen talks about being prepared to react when international emergencies happen

19th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Radical change is needed to limit global warming

Rosie Watson warns that immediate, drastic action is required to successfully limit warming to 1.5 degrees

12th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Premium Transform the aid sector - don’t destroy it

Gib Bulloch argues that attacks on the aid sector will hurt those who need help the most

17th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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The lasting legacy of community buyouts

Linsay Chalmers on how community buyouts have transformed parts of Scotland

14th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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The world is burning – and action is needed now

Caroline Rance says simultaneous environmental disasters are a dire warning sign

7th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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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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Chief Encounters: John Lauder dreams of becoming transport minister

The national director of Sustrans Scotland enjoys the unseen work behind Scotland's walking and cycling paths

4th June 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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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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A Scotland for all – or a playground for the rich?

Graham Martin on what the row over a raven cull reveals about who really owns Scotland

25th April 2018 by Graham Martin

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How you can help Scotland go fossil free

Sally Clark says it's time for the country to free itself from fossil fuels

23rd April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Yemen: three years of devastating conflict and human rights abuses

Kate Nevens says UK government is complicit in Yemen catastrophe

28th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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Life saving work is what we do best

Jamie Livingstone, head of Oxfam Scotland, says the charity's work in Yemen proves its worth amid recent media attention

27th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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It’s inspiring to see the effect the work of our partners is having

Michelle Davitt reflects on her first few months as chief executive of Scottish Love in Action

19th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish youth project goes international

Junior Award Scheme for Schools volunteer Fraser Munro examines the scheme's Malaysian rollout

8th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Oxfam crisis cannot become weapon against aid sector

Jane Salmonson says powerful and vocal elements of society can't be allowed to use Oxfam crisis as an excuse to cut aid UK budget

21st February 2018 by TFN Guest

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Public shouldn’t turn their back on vital humanitarian work

Richard Cambridge, a humanitarian worker for International Red Cross, says the public needs to back aid charities

21st February 2018 by TFN Guest

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The end doesn’t justify the means for charities

Susan Smith says the Oxfam crisis highlights why all charities must be values-led organisations

14th February 2018 by Susan Smith

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Save this planet: Eat Local

​Bruce McInnes runs a campaign encouraging local retailers in Glasgow to source locally - and it's working

13th February 2018 by Robert Armour

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