Environment

  • 28 January 2015

    A century old hydro scheme has been brought back into operation to power one of the great castles of Scottish history, using the original pipe.

  • 28 January 2015

    SIGHTINGS of porpoises off the west coast of Scotland were up by a quarter last year, but there was a dramatic drop in the number of basking sharks spotted, wildlife experts said.

  • 27 January 2015

    Mention of internships doesn't normally conjure up images of a young woman standing in a pond.

  • 19 January 2015

    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.

  • 19 January 2015

    BEAVERS could be declared a native British animal for the first time in four centuries, pending the result of a UK Government study.

  • 18 January 2015

    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.