A PROJECT which has been billed as Scotland's first community developed and wholly owned hydro scheme on Forestry Commission land has secured funding of £1.9 million.
Farmers are cramming millions more chickens into industrial sheds than ever before in order to meet supermarket demand for cheaper food, a Sunday Herald investigation can reveal.
Not many had picked Ian Ross, 56, as a leading candidate to be chairman of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
Why do we import so many apples, while many Scottish varieties go neglected?
Experts from two of the world's leading academic institutions have joined forces to explain the "clear evidence" of human-caused climate change.
CAMPAIGNERS are calling on developers planning a wind farm near the Cairngorms National Park to abandon the project.
A LEADING member of Ukip has been accused of hypocrisy after striking wind-farm deals for his Scottish estates despite the party's vehement opposition to "ghastly" turbines.
The Outer Hebrides' main ferry had to cancel its sailings on its first day back after a lengthy refit when it broke down again.
CONSERVATIONISTS have welcomed a "major U-turn" by an energy company, which has withdrawn plans for a wind farm that was to be the subject of a public inquiry.
SCOTLAND is lagging badly in its bid to have an ancient oak named European Tree of the Year.
A CONTROVERSIAL wind-turbine project - in a national scenic area, on land owned by a conservation body - has been given planning permission.
A controversial wind-turbine project in a national scenic area on land owned by a conservation body has been given planning permission, writes Richard Baynes.
FARMLAND butterflies thrived in last year's glorious summer weather, with species such as the brimstone, common blue and small tortoiseshell all bouncing back after a crash in numbers in 2012, a study has revealed.
From false teeth to a cuddly toy, it seems all sorts of weird and wonderful things are being flushed down our drains.
Local communities have won a record-breaking £13 million deal from a French multinational company planning to build a wind farm near Edinburgh.
It is not often that an animal that eats you turns out to be your saviour, but that is exactly the strange relationship between pine martens and red squirrels, according to scientists.