Environment & International

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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Campaigners demand urgent salmon farm inspections

Advocacy group SumOfUs warns fish deaths and disease will spike without a crackdown on welfare abuses.

22nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Horror as 3m animals tested last year in UK

​Campaigners want draconian laws changed

18th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Lottery launches £100m fund to help tackle climate emergency

The Climate Action Fund will be used to establish a UK-wide network delivering 'high impact community-led climate action'.

18th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Bee corridor project hits major milestone

Buglife Scotland has completed work on 37 wildflower-rich habitats along the John Muir Way.

16th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Extinction Rebellion blocks Glasgow road with 25ft pink boat

The protest is part of the group's Summer Uprising campaign.

15th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Video exposes ‘grim reality’ of grouse shooting industry

Ten-minute film by Chris Packham details the death of a hen harrier in South Lanarkshire.

15th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Wind ‘could power every home in Scotland and north of England’

Turbines in Scotland generated enough electricity to power 4.47 million homes between January and June.

15th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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New chief executive for Save The Children International

Save The Children International has appointed a new chief executive

12th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Anti-poverty goal progress is 100 years behind schedule

SDG targets will not be met at current rate, warns charity

12th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Community groups in borders buyout bid

Ambitious bids being considered by two community groups

11th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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UK Aid Match announces latest round of funding

Successful applicants will receive £1 of UK Government money for every pound donated by the public.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scots spend £600m a year on single-use plastics

Charity calls for action as figures show 300,000 tonnes of plastic packaging bought in Scotland every year.

8th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Glasto stars donate outfits to Oxfam

Roll call of top acts donate to the top aid group

8th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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University honours green campaigner

The director of Friends of the Earth Scotland was praised for combining scientific knowledge with passionate campaigning

5th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Glasgow set for festival of Islamic culture

The volunteer-ran festival will bring a dazzling array of acts to The Tramway later this month

4th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities recognised for commitment to sustainability

Five organisations have been given The Last Difference Symbol to show they are focused on organisational sustainability

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Emergency appeal after Ebola outbreak in the DRC

Disease, conflict and food shortages continue to ravage the Central African nation.

2nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scots charity creating change in Africa

Link Community Development has gained almost $1 million to build on its work in Uganda

2nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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