Category: Coming Up


WATCH: David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet – Official Trailer

Netflix and WWF have released the first look at Sir David Attenborough’s new movie length documentary. In their official promo material, WWF said; “In his 93 years, David Attenborough has visited every continent on the globe, exploring the wild places…

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The VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

FORTY Scots businesses judged to be tackling environmental issues and challenges have been shortlisted for this year’s VIBES awards.  The VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards will take place on November 14 at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow. The finalists…

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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 a nine-day audit. The charity, which works to to improve the conservation and protection of whales, dolphins and porpoises in UK and Irish waters. holds the…

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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 of road closures and events designed to raise awareness and encourage people to ditch their cars. The date – Thursday, June 21 – is geared…

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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 for the month of July. Their ‘Plastic Challenge’ encourages people to take up the event in a bid to raise their own awareness of just…

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Scottish Renewables Young Professionals Green Awards shortlist

THE chief executive of Scottish Renewables has hailed ‘innovation’ in the sector ahead of this year’s Young Professionals Green Awards being held in Glasgow tonight. Claire Mack said that “new ways of doing things” had created the sector as she…

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Friends of the Earth workshops and Not Without us screening dates released

FRIENDS of the Earth Scotland are staging a series of workshops to help people learn how to be more effective campaigners. They will look specifically at ideas around climate justice, how to meet and lobby politicians and work with other…

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Permaculture Scotland publishes line-up for gathering in June

PERMACULTURE Scotland’s 2018 Gathering and Conference will take place in Fife. Delegates will attend the event near St Andrews from Friday June 1 to Sunday June 3 at Craigtoun Country Park. Workshops, discussions, site visits and social interaction around the…

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to deliver keynote speech at All-Energy conference

SCOTLAND’S First Minister Nicola Sturgeon us expected to deliver the main address to more than 7000 delegates attending what is being billed as the UK’s largest renewables and low carbon energy conference.  Her May 2 address to the All-Energy event…

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Friends of the Earth Scotland hold Spring Activist Gathering this Saturday

FRIENDS of the Earth Scotland are holding their Spring Activist Gathering in Glasgow this weekend. The event is aimed at both seasoned campaigners or people new to activism, including members and non members. Director Dr Richard Dixon will deliver the…

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OPINION: ‘We haven’t even scratched the surface of decarbonising’

Here Claire Mack, the chief executive of Scottish Renewables, previews the Low Carbon Cities conference happening in Edinburgh on February 20. “Almost a quarter of the world’s population lives in cities, and that figure is growing. The interactions between people,…

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Earth Hour 2018 takes place on March 24 announce organisers

THE annual Earth Hour event will take place on March 24 this year with communities joining in at 8.30pm their local time. It will see millions of lights and other power sources turned off for an hour to raise the…

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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 week. G&V Royal Mile Hotel in Edinburgh has 180,000 honey bees on the rooftop of its old…

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

Winners will be announced at the 14th annual awards ceremony being held at The Printworks in London on November 30.

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Young Friends of the Earth Scotland get ready for their first elections at AGM in Glasgow

THE first AGM held by Young Friends of the Earth Scotland is scheduled to take place in Glasgow next weekend. Elections, training sessions and discussions will be held across two days at Glasgow Autonomous Space in Kilbirnie Street. The activist…

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European Environmental Bureau annual conference in Edinburgh to discuss danger of Brexit to world sustainability

A MAJOR conference being held in Edinburgh next month will discuss how the UK’s Tory led departure from Europe could impact on international efforts to protect the environment. Scotland’s environment minister Roseanna Cunningham will be keynote speaker at the European…

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Great British Beach Clean Up appeal for Scottish volunteers

THE ‘Great British Beach Clean’ is just nine days away but organisers say just 122 people have so far signed-up to take part in Scotland. That’s despite the Marine Conservation Society running 40 beach cleans and surveys across Scotland.

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