Environment & International

Appeal as war leaves millions hungry

Mary's Meals is looking for increased support to help the children of South Sudan

6th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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First minister must step in to save precious habitat from destruction

Shock as councilors fail to reject golf plan - despite mass objections

5th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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100 days of action for Scotland’s endangered species

Members of the Scottish Parliament have signed up to a challenge to raise awareness of the country’s biodiversity

5th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Major charity role for former Labour minister

A former Scottish MP has been appointed to a senior role at Unicef UK

5th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Plastic waste costs Scotland £11 million

Households across Scotland are binning recyclable plastic, which is also hitting local authorities in the pocket

5th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots singers join charity fun run

Deacon Blue's Ricky Ross and Lorraine McIntosh were amongst those who took part in the SCIAF Family Fun Run

4th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: Scotland’s best beaches

Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced that Scotland has increased the number of beaches which now boast Scottish Beach Awards status

1st June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Group calls for disposable barbecues to be banned

A community group is calling for the ban of sales of disposable barbecues after continued problems with mess

1st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Aid agencies can fix culture of abuse from within

New abuse revelations are horrific, but aid agencies are making changes and can be trusted to improve says Scotland’s International Development Alliance

31st May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charities’ joy as controversial golf plans sunk

Plans for an environment-wrecking golf development have been bunkered

31st May 2018 by Graham Martin

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School pupils get on their bikes

The Sustrans Big Pedal saw children cycle to school over a 10-day period

31st May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Government building coffee cups ban

The Scottish Government said it wants to lead the way in tackling waste being unnecessarily sent to landfill

30th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity denies cover up of refugee camp food-for-sex culture

Save the Children and UNHCR 2001 report highlighted major concerns about sexual abuse of children in west African refugee camps

29th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Revealed: the extent of raven slaughter in Scotland

The slaughter of ravens is routine across Scotland, with Scottish Natural Heritage allowing the destruction of thousands of birds

29th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scotland’s climate change plans are disappointingly weak

A zero emissions target would secure Scotland's place as a world leader in cutting emissions, environmental groups have said

29th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Conservation call as corncrake numbers fall

RSPB Scotland is worried about the future of corncrakes in Scotland following a dip in numbers

29th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Pollution explosion hits Scotland

Sunny weather comes at a cost as higher air pollution is registered

28th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Scotland becomes first to ban circus animals

Landmark legislation to ban animals in circuses

25th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Church fails climate activists

The Church of Scotland has voted against plans to divest its £443m portfolio from oil and gas companies

25th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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