Environment & International

MSP witnesses pack of hounds chasing a fox in Scottish Borders

Alison Johnstone says hunts continue to flout existing laws and allow dogs to savagely pursue foxes in the Scottish countryside

30th November 2018 by Susan Smith

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Civil society is under threat across the planet

Civil society is under threat and facing attacks in the majority of the world’s countries

27th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Islanders will buy estate to control their own destiny

Residents of the Orkney island of Rousay are getting set to take back control and buy a 1,710 acre estate

26th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scotland aims to consign violence against women to history

Scotland has detailed its progress in tackling violence, to mark the start of 16 days of international activism

26th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Remove barriers which stop charities using the courts

Action must be taken to remove barriers which stop campaigning charities using the courts

23rd November 2018 by Graham Martin

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“The Extinction Rebellion in Scotland begins on Saturday!”

Environment activists will issue a declaration of rebellion against the political and corporate interests that threaten life on our planet

23rd November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Sector wants Brexit health and social care probe

Organisations from across the UK have backed calls for an independent examination of how Brexit will affect health and social care

21st November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Environment charities find strength in unity

Charities and NGOs are increasingly campaigning together to battle threats to the environment

21st November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Zero-waste supermarket opens in Edinburgh

The Eco Larder is selling fresh and dry food and other household products that help people reduce the amount of plastic they use

21st November 2018 by Susan Smith

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New chief executive for conservation charity

The Scottish Seabird Centre has announced the appointment of leading wildlife conservationist Susan Davies as its new chief executive

15th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Extinction Rebellion comes to Glasgow

Activists hoping to spark a movement against human-caused environmental annihilation will stage their first action in Glasgow on Saturday

14th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Protestors to face Steve Bannon

The visit of the former Trump aide to Edinburgh will be attended by hundreds of protestors

14th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Rural parliament will look at empowering communities

More than 400 people will arrive in Stranraer this week to take part in the Scottish Rural Parliament

13th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Brexit and climate change threaten our environment - we need urgent green laws

A coalition of leading environmental charities have launched an urgent campaign to call for call for Scotland to have its own environment act

13th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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TFN Guide to Running A Charity or Social Enterprise 2018 is out now!

The TFN Guide to Running A Charity or Social Enterprise 2018 is packed full of practical information to help you run your organisation

13th November 2018 by TFN

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Scotland can’t ditch marine protection post-Brexit

Guarantees needed to protect Scotland's marine life

13th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of highest honour

Amnesty International has stripped its highest honour from Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi

12th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Row after SNP blocks planning equality bid

The SNP has been accused of selling out Scotland’s communities by blocking a bid to give them the same right as developers to appeal planning decisions.

12th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Climate crisis activists willing to do jail time

Direct action events planned to rewire public perception of climate change

12th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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