Rare birds in Scotland face being wiped out by climate change warn RSPB

RARE birds in Scotland face being wiped out by climate change, behaviour experts warned today. They also say migratory birds and other behaviours are being radically altered leaving species more vulnerable. The State of the UK's Birds report,…

Environment

Manuel Pulgar Vidal challenges Scotland to lead the world in fight against climate change

ONE of the world’s top environmentalists has praised Scotland for its efforts in the fight against global warming but challenged it to step-up and become an international “leader” in tackling climate change.…

Scotland’s Environment data rich web resource launches with mobile first strategy and deep search functions

A NEW look website has just been launched to draw together resources dedicated to Scotland’s environmental information under one banner. Called Scotland’s Environment it is managed by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency…

Roseanna Cunningham warns need to tackle climate change growing ‘ever more urgent’ as she awards £8.5 million recycling boost

SCOTLAND’S Environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham today warned the nation’s battle against climate change is growing “ever more urgent”. She said while progress was being made in key areas the “pace” has to…

Politics

Environmental groups in Scotland hit out at fossil fuel Phil’s Budget of green gloom

ENVIRONMENTAL groups have reacted with significant dismay over the Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget announcements today. There appeared to be little cheer for the…

Scottish National Investment Bank: How can it make for a fairer Scotland?

FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled ambitious plans for a Scottish National Investment Bank in September as a key plank of her programme for…

Coming Up

Beehive pops up in lobby of G&V Royal Mile Hotel in Edinburgh for National Honey Week

A FIVE-STAR hotel will open up its colony of bees to the public in a bid to raise awareness over their importance next…

Hebridean Celtic Festival and Edinburgh Meadows in running for national green awards

TWO Scots music festivals have been short-listed for a national award celebrating green initiatives. The Hebridean Celtic Festival on the Western Isles and…

Transport

Four experts give their view on what the Scottish Government needs to next on Low Emission Zones

AS the Scottish Government's consultation over Low Emission Zones comes to a close. four experts…

Here’s a list of the 50 Scotrail Alliance train stations offering free charging points for electric vehicles

SCOTRAIL has unveiled a list of its first 50 free fast-charging facilities for electric vehicle…

Forestry

Forest Enterprise Scotland offers new roles for Modern Apprentices

FOREST Enterprise Scotland says it is on the hunt for eight new Modern Apprentices to…

Heart of Scotland Forest dream may once have looked like a mountain to climb … but step by step the fairy hill tale comes true

SIX organisations who are working together to create a new ‘wild wood’ in Highland Perthshire…

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation funding boost for Edinburgh Napier University led mangrove forest project

ENVIRONMENTALIST Leonardo DiCaprio is backing an Edinburgh research project to save mangrove forests in Africa…

Energy

Anti-fracking rally place outside Scottish Parliament on Tuesday ahead of crucial vote by MSPs

#SGPConf 2017  CAMPAIGNERS calling for an outright ban on fracking across Scotland are to stage a final rally outside the…

Wind generated more than double Scotland’s electricity needs on Monday as WWF Scotland pushes case for Warm Homes Bill

WIND generated enough electricity to power seven million homes on Monday – more than double Scotland’s entire needs. Data released…

Moratorium on fracking was the quickest way to introduce ‘ban’ insists First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

MAKING a Scotland-wide moratorium on fracking permanent through planning powers was the quickest way to stop the gas extraction process…

Spotlight

Streets for People and Woodside Mini-Holland active travel projects among pioneering schemes to share £22.5m funding

INVERNESS, Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh are to share in £22.5million of funding to pay for five so-called ‘active travel’ plans for everyday…

Video

Scottish Green Party co-convenor Maggie Chapman says Robert Mugabe reversal good news for human rights

#SGPConf SCOTTISH Green co-convenor Maggie Chapman said stripping Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe of his role as a goodwill ambassador for the World…

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