Environment & International

Trump protests can make a difference

Paul Cardwell attended the Scotland Against Trump rally this week. He believes the president's angry reactions to criticism will ultimately be his downfall.

31st January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Supporting Syria from near and afar

Christy Delafield on Mercy Corps' ongoing aid programme in Syria

23rd December 2016 by TFN Guest

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I’m taking Theresa May to court over Trident

Angie Zelter: why I'm taking the government to court over Clyde-based WMDs

6th December 2016 by TFN Guest

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Welcoming Syrians to Scotland: one year on

Gary Christie highlights Scotland's exemplary role in welcoming 40% of the UK's Syrian refugees in the last 12 months

17th November 2016 by TFN Guest

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Investments that really do change lives

Monica Middleton on Oikocredit and how it is making a social and economic impact in disadvantaged parts of the world

19th October 2016 by TFN Guest

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Communities should be able to own their own land

​Linsay Chalmers outlines the key issues raised at the Scottish Land Reform Conference 2016, and argues that communities owning their land is vital

28th September 2016 by TFN Guest

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Radical indy conference to put people power on the agenda

Major conference hears why another Scotland is possible

27th September 2016 by TFN Guest

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Dungavel’s demise is welcome - but now we must stop its replacement

Robina Qureshi says Dungavel Detention Centre was basically a jail and its proposed replacement could be worse

12th September 2016 by TFN Guest

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What do the sustainable development goals mean for Scotland?

Martha Caddell on the need to determine Scotland's role within the UN sustainable development agenda

7th September 2016 by TFN Guest

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Turning your hobby into a living

​Charlotte Bray looks back on the risks and rewards of her decision to turn her passion for volunteering into a full time job

9th August 2016 by Charlotte Bray

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Climate change resilience for charities

​Julia Hutchison explains why charities should be addressing the coming threats posed by climate change

8th August 2016 by Molly Millar

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Malawi drought: Gladys had hoped to send her gifted son to school, now she can’t feed him

Keryn Banks has been in Malawi talking to families living through a devastating drought that has left a third of the population without enough food

1st August 2016 by TFN Guest

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FM’s Brexit negotiations must recognise value of third sector

Maggie Lennon says that FM’S Declaration of EU Principles gives a shout out to agriculture but it could mean Cold Comfort Farm for the third sector

26th July 2016 by TFN Guest

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Can we protect Scotland’s environment outside of the EU?

Jonny Hughes explains the implications of the vote to leave the European Union for Scotland’s environment

29th June 2016 by TFN Guest

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Don’t forget Europe’s refugees

Susan Smith argues that the devastating truth about the refugee crisis in Europe proves why we need to address the rise of right-wing nationalism

22nd June 2016 by Susan Smith

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How Maura’s Mission started on an everyday car journey

Charlie McCarthy on the inspiration behind educational charity Maura's Mission

21st June 2016 by TFN Guest

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We are all responsible for evil - we allow it to exist by doing nothing

Dundee-born Callum Jensen was so moved by his experiences working for charities in Angola he wrote a book on how human spirit can endure even the worst trauma

20th April 2016 by TFN Guest

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Holyrood 2016: six steps to a sustainable Scotland

Six things the incoming parliament can to to improve the environment

8th April 2016 by TFN Guest

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Scotland must keep leading on climate justice

Úna Bartley argues Scotland must lead on ensuring justice for the world's poorest nations struggling with the worst effects of climate change

23rd February 2016 by TFN Guest

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