The man who led the management/ employee buyout of a Scottish council's bus company, heralding the creation of a multi-national transport group is to chair the National Trust for Scotland (NTS).
SEABIRDS alter course to avoid colliding with offshore wind farms, a new study has found.
Rare bitterns are bouncing back with the highest number of "booming" males recorded since the nineteenth century, wildlife experts said.
ALMOST 12 million tonnes of carbon emissions were displaced by green energy in Scotland last year.
BIRDS learned to sing at least twice during their long evolutionary journey, researchers have found.
Experts have published a short guide to climate science to help people challenge claims about global warming made by the "ill-informed pub bore or the family know-it-all".
More than five trillion pieces of plastic weighing as much as two large cruise liners are floating in the world's oceans, a study has shown.
A total of £10 billion a year is spent picking up litter across Europe, with the bill in Scotland amounting to £73 million, an environmental charity has said.
CONSERVATIONISTS are being accused of ignoring the impact of the pine marten in their plans to save the capercaillie.
THE international community must match Scotland??s world-leading climate change ambitions to tackle global warming, the Environment Minister has said.
EXPERTS believe that 2014 is on course to be the worst year for salmon fishing for more than six decades.
POLICE and the Crown Office are being urged to improve rates of detection and prosecution of wildlife crime amid concern about the number of cases which are pursued.
The killing of wild salmon by anglers and netters alike will require a licence following a public consultation that will be launched early in the new year.