Environment

  • 31 July 2014

    TOURIST operators near the site of a proposed wind farm on the edge of Rannoch Moor say they will be fighting to save their businesses if the development goes ahead.

  • 27 July 2014

    THE plan for 30 new marine conservation areas unveiled by Scottish ministers last week fails to ban one of the most environmentally destructive forms of fishing - dredging the seabed for scallops.

  • 26 July 2014

    The carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere in Scotland by renewable energy projects since 2012 was the equivalent of halting every motor vehicle journey for an entire year, according to Scottish Renewables.

  • 15 July 2014

    The UK will fail to meet its targets to cut greenhouse gases over the next decade without stronger and more ambitious policies, the Government's climate advisers have warned.

  • 15 July 2014

    The Scottish wildcat is the UK's only remaining large mammal predator.

  • 14 July 2014

    SCOTLAND'S most famous osprey reserve has fledged its 100th chick - 60 years after the magnificent birds returned.