Environment & International

Gamekeepers given green light to slaughter ravens

Conservationists have reacted with fury and disbelief to the decision to allow a mass cull of ravens in Scotland

20th April 2018 by Graham Martin

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International charity boss departs

Save the Children chairman Sir Alan Parker is leaving after 10 years in the job

20th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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MSP takes up the cause of persecuted golden eagles

Scottish Green MSP Andy Wightman is the new Scottish Environment Link species champion for the golden eagle.

19th April 2018 by Graham Martin

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Oxfam “failed to tackle abuse in charity shops”

A Westminster committee has heard that concerns about lack of investment in safeguarding were made following misconduct complaints

19th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Seabird windfarm report underplays threat says charity

The RSPB Scotland has criticised a report that minimises the risk that windfarms pose to seabirds

19th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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Another endangered eagle missing over grouse moors

Yet another satellite-tagged eagle has gone missing in Scotland in highly suspicious circumstances

18th April 2018 by Graham Martin

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Commemorate the cows that died in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle

Animal rights charity PETA says Scotland's vegan-friendly capital should have a permanent memorial plaque at the site of an historic abattoir

18th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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Urgent air quality action needed

Health charities have said progress in making Scotland's air cleaner has been slow

17th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Global progress made in campaign against death penalty

There has been "positive progress" in the campaign against the death penalty globally

17th April 2018 by Graham Martin

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Politicians unite to call for end in fossil fuel investments

All seven of Glasgow's MPs have called for the Westminster pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuels

13th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Regulator launches Save the Children probe

Formal investigation now underway

11th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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Scots spearheading social enterprise - in China

Scottish social enterprises are to help grow and sustain their equivalents in China

10th April 2018 by Graham Martin

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First minister leads youth climate summit line-up

The 2018 Youth Climate Summit will examine how Scotland can achieve a just transition to a low carbon economy

10th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Brutal, military style animal slaughter shocks Scotland

Shocking footage from an investigation carried out by OneKind, League Against Cruel Sports and Lush reveals mass killing of mountain hares

29th March 2018 by Graham Martin

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Animal charities join forces to protect wildlife

Leading animal charities OneKind and Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue Trust have announced a new partnership in a bid to do more for Scotland’s wildlife

28th March 2018 by Graham Martin

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Ramblers win right-to-roam against wealthy landlord

Judges rule to grant access to public

28th March 2018 by Robert Armour

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“White saviour” celebs dropped from aid appeals

Comic Relief has said it will drop “white saviour” celebrities in its appeals

27th March 2018 by Graham Martin

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Major player quits clean air group in protest

Not enough progress is being made

26th March 2018 by Robert Armour

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Earth Hour returns this weekend

WWF is hoping to get millions of people across the world to pledge to make the planet a better place

23rd March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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