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Revealed: Scotland’s most polluted streets

Slight improvement on previous year but levels still dangerous

22nd January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Campaign examines effect of war on children’s wellbeing

War Child UK is aiming to publicise the devastating impact that conflict can have on mental health

17th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Top snapper honoured to become WWF ambassador

He joins an illustrious list

17th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Soft Brexit needed to protect third sector

A new paper which highlights the cost of Brexit to Scotland shows that cooperation is needed, the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations argues

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Plans for renowned bird conservation centre revealed

Community interest company Bird Gardens Scotland is planning to create a new facility in the Borders

12th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Access rights milestone marked

The Ramblers launch a new campaign to mark 15 years since the Land Reform (Scotland) Act

12th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for green space projects

Scottish Natural Heritage is offering further funding through its Community Engagement Fund

12th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots charities back cotton bud ban

Scottish charities have backed moved to ban cotton buds

11th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Legal challenge to fracking ban

Environmental charities have criticised Ineos' decision to call for a judicial review

10th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Animal charity fundraising debate

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home has been criticised for raising funds north of the border

8th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Road safety fears stop children from walking to school

A survey of more than 1,000 parents has revealed the reasons why more children do not walk or cycle to school

8th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Latte levy could provide massive windfall for charities

The introduction of a latte levy has the potential to build on the huge success of the plastic bag charge and raise huge sums for good causes

5th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Carbon footprint of Scottish homes drops by a quarter

An environmental charity has said that the good work must continue in a bid to hold off climate change

5th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Disposable coffee cups should be recycled or banned

A marine charity has said action is needed to highlight the amount of coffee cups which are dumped rather than recycled

5th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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25 years from Braer disaster: environment still at risk

A quarter of a century after the country's worst oil spill, Scotland's marine environment remains at risk

5th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Marine experts want urgent action to protect Scotland’s seas

Conservationists have joined forces to call for a review of protected areas in Scotland

3rd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish town becomes first to ban plastic straws

Young campaigners from two Scottish primary schools are helping to make Ullapool the first plastic straw free town in the United Kingdom

21st December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scotland bans use of animals in circuses

The move by the Scottish Parliament has been welcomed by animal welfare charities

21st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scots want tough action on climate change

Environmental campaigners have said a consultation on the climate change bill backs their calls for zero emissions by 2050

20th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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