Environment & International

Gurkha charity praised

The work of charity that helps Gurkhas who have settled in Scotland has been recognised

16th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Council could curb children’s climate strikes

Pupils in Edinburgh would only be allowed one day of protest each year under new proposals.

14th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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OSCR hunts for new chief executive

The Scottish Charity Regulator is advertising for a new permanent chief executive

14th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters to investigate climate change in coastal areas

YouthLink Scotland is spearheading a project to examine the impact of global warming on Scotland's coastline.

12th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Renewed calls to end “inglorious twelfth”

​Grouse shooting is killing natural habitats say campaigners

12th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Refugees graduate from hospitality training scheme

The 11-strong group undertook an intensive six-week course to prepare them for bar and hotel work.

12th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Glasgow set to host world’s biggest climate conference

​Scotland first needs to get its own house in order say campaigners

12th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Hen harriers fitted with satellite tags

Tags allow researchers to monitor birds and investigate when they go missing.

7th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Locals urged to help save lost pufflings

Young birds can become confused after they leave their burrows on the Firth of Forth.

5th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Big Noise prepare for special performance

The Stirling-based orchestra will be joined by their American counterparts for the one-off show

1st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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No deal puts human rights at risk

The Human Rights Consortium Scotland has detailed the wide range of threats a no deal Brexit presents to human rights

1st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Thousands of mountain hares face annual slaughter

Campaigners call for end to cull of the animals

1st August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Deposit return scheme could reduce plastic litter by 90%

The Scottish Government initiative will see shoppers pay a 20p deposit when buying drinks in single-use containers.

31st July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Goodmovers 30th July 2019

Find out who's on the move in Scotland's third sector

30th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Boris Johnson pressed on climate change

Celebs and campaigners have said the new Prime Minister must take action to ensure targets are met

30th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Mary’s Meals hits milestone

The charity is now feeding more than 1.5m hungry children in Africa

30th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity single takes aim at grouse shooting

Proceeds will support Chris Packham's charity

29th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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New ebola appeal launched by Scots aid charity

​New threat from the deadly disease

29th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Teachers embark on Notre Dame challenge for Mary’s Meals

Three Glasgow teachers will pedal 940 miles across France and Italy to raise money for the charity.

23rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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