Environment

  • 25 July 2014

    ABOUT a fifth of Scotland's seas are now in Marine Protected Areas after action was taken to further safeguard species including seabirds, fish and a large clam that can live for centuries.

  • 25 July 2014

    NUMBERS of insects and other invertebrates such as spiders, crustaceans and worms have nearly halved in 35 years as the human population has doubled, a study warns.

  • 20 July 2014

    Highland Council has been accused of "utter contempt" for local people after it suppressed plans meant to protect the public from nuclear accidents.

  • 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.