Author: @shaunmilne

Shaun Milne is a Scottish based journalist with a particular interest in environmental issues, politics and travel.

The VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

FORTY Scots businesses judged to be tackling environmental issues and challenges have been shortlisted for.

Tory government faces pressure over onshore wind farms after new poll

THE UK government is under increasing pressure to include onshore wind farms in its evolving.

INEOS fracking license for central belt is extended

ENVIRONMENT campaigners have hit out after it emerged a fracking license for central Scotland has.

Operation Noah says ‘unethical’ for churches to profit from fossil fuel investments

THE CHURCH of England has voted to divest from fossil fuels as those religious groups.

International Bog Day celebration to be held at The Red Moss in Balerno

THE Scottish Wildlife Trust will be holding events to celebrate International Bog Day later this.

Organic Ayrshire milk farmer shows bottle with plastic free crowdfunding bid

AN Ayrshire farmer who wants to turn his organic dairy plastic free has launched a.

Scottish ministers must do more to get renewables to market says WWF Scotland

SCOTLAND had a record year for renewable energy in 2017, Scottish Government data has revealed..

Scottish Government must do more on environment in farming claim Greens

SCOTTISH Government ministers should do more to encourage farmers to invest in looking after the.

Edinburgh takes huge step towards a car free capital with clean-air pledge

SCOTLAND’S capital city could stage regular vehicle free days on Edinburgh’s streets as part of.

Scots student to research micro plastic pollution in the Arctic

A  PhD student from University of Strathclyde is part of a team that will examine.

COMMENT: Clean Air Day has potential to go further, says Paths for All chief

Ian Findlay is Chief Officer of Paths for All, Scotland’s walking charity which partners with.

Sea Watch Foundation calls for help in annual whale watch count

THE Sea Watch Foundation are calling for help in tracking the UK’s whale population during.

Search is on to discover where Scotland’s Tree of the Year 2018 will be

THE HUNT for Scotland’s Tree of the Year 2018 is underway after The Woodlands Trust.

Ineos and Scottish Tories prepare to take on Holyrood after losing ‘fracking’ case

PETROCHEMICAL giants Ineos will look to test Scotland’s current stance on fracking in the planning.

Glasgow City Council challenged to stand up for citizen health with LEZ decision

GLASGOW could push ahead with plans for a ‘congestion charge’ as the city struggles to.

Red squirrel and Scottish wildcat at risk of extinction warns Mammal Society

MORE than a dozen Scottish native mammals are under threat with at least two facing.

Clean Air Day 2018 events in Glasgow and Edinburgh to include major road closures

GLASGOW and Edinburgh are to mark Clean Air Day later this month with a series.

Scottish Government hits climate change quota but urged to speed up target zero

THE Scottish Government has met its annual statutory climate change targets for the third year.

Marine Conservation Society challenges people to go without plastic for July

THE MARINE Conservation Society has launched its annual challenge urging people to go plastic free.

UK Government told to back land based renewables for Onshore Wind Week

SCOTLAND’S renewables sector remains ‘locked out’ of realising its full potential because the UK Government.

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