Community-led projects around Scotland have been awarded £2.86 million to help tackle climate change.
Scotland's landowners have voiced "extreme concerns" over land reform measures proposed by the Scottish Government, some of which they fear could undermine their human rights.
A bitter behind-the-scenes row between two leading nationalists about exploiting onshore gas has resulted in a complaint to the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, the Sunday Herald can reveal.
Plans to exploit onshore gas in Scotland by mining coalbed methane or fracking look doomed after the SNP and Labour both moved to ban them yesterday.
Climbers are being warned to beware the cornices which have formed in Scotland's mountains by recent strong winds and heavy snowfalls.
Scotland's landowners are welcoming controversial proposals to ban camping around the west side of Loch Lomond, and one leading local estate is calling for the loch's islands to be included as well.
MOUNTAINEERS leaders have claimed plans for more than a dozen 400ft tall windfarms in the Borders would have a severe impact on the landscape.
All the research and development data gathered by a failed wave energy company, has been acquired by a Scottish Government agency for an undisclosed sum to keep it in Scotland.
BEAVERS could be declared a native British animal for the first time in four centuries, pending the result of a UK Government study.
Whisky and golf, two industries that help define Scotland around the globe, have been exposed as major environmental offenders by a Government watchdog for siphoning off more water than they are allowed.
A health board is working with the mountain rescue teams to prepare them to deal better with climbers' injuries, in an attempt to save more lives on Scotland's mountains.
Government support for the building of croft houses is now worth about a sixth of what it was 30 years ago, according to crofters.
Conservationists have launched a legal challenge in the Court of Session against four offshore wind farms which could provide power for 1.4m homes and create thousands of jobs.
For the first time in the UK a gamekeeper has been jailed for persecuting birds of prey, a sentence which conservationists are hailing as historic.
A new attempt is to be made to establish a barite mine in Highland Perthshire, almost 20 years after it was rejected because of its likely environmental impact.