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Environment

Marine calculations challenged by island fishermen

Rare bee discovered in Cairngorm woodland destined to become housing estate

Revealed: regulator attacks Scottish Water over parasites, bacteria and aluminium

SNP faces new calls to block Firth of Forth coal gas plans

SNP faces new calls to block Firth of Forth coal gas plans

Otter cub in Scottish SPCA care after being left behind in car park

Otter cub in Scottish SPCA care after being left behind in car park

Beauly to Denny power line nearly finished, but still dividing opinion

Beauly to Denny power line nearly finished, but still dividing opinion

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Electric cycling comes to Orkney

Bid for Tasmanian devil cancer vaccine

TRACKING COLLAR DEVELOPED TO DETER RHINO POACHERS

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Scots research reveals farming threat to dwindling rubber supply

The Prince of Wales during a visit to Islay earlier this year

Prince supports island abattoirs

Friends of the Earth demonstration against fracking outside INEOS HQ in Grangemouth.Dr Richard Dixon of Friends of the Earth. (32447521)

Ineos accused of breaching fracking moratorium

Prestwick - May 12: Roddie Brodie of Victim Support South Ayrshire pick up litter found on the North beach May 12, 2012 in Prestwick. (Photo by Mark Mainz) (32447548)

Anti-litter group under fire for backing packaging industry on drinks containers

Crofters attack "blinkered" proposals to re-introduce lynx, wolves and other species to Scotland

Government must "come clean" on fracking after Ineos boss claims ministers are privately supportive

Government must "come clean" on fracking after Ineos boss claims ministers are privately supportive

 

Ex-Government Minister warns people are sceptical about fracking

 

Rewilding Scotland: green and public bodies unite to bring back wolves, lynx and sturgeon

 

Wind farm near Glen Affric refused

 

New marine protection areas could spell catastrophe for Orkney

 

Ministers told to publish number of seals shot

Windfarm outputs reach new high in June

Europe is depleting fish stocks far too quickly

Plans for 500 jobs at a Methil turbine manufacturing plant are said to be "dead in the water" in the latest blow to Scotland's renewables industry

Renewables blow as South Korean firm axe plan for £100m wind turbine factory in Fife

Gamekeeper recognised for his modern management techniques

Demise of blue tits a mystery

Robots to help research into deep sea life

Study reveals impact of tree felling on Scotland's landscape

Dean Castle Park, which has won lottery funding

Facelift for historic parks with lottery cash

 

Stagecoach tycoon Ann Gloag falls foul of planners over felled oak tree

 

Sea eagle chick rescued with life-saving surgery

New warnings against buying or selling salmon caught by a rod

Fergus Ewing: Scotland may not be able to meet climate change targets after windfarm subsidy cuts

Fergus Ewing: Scotland may not be able to meet climate change targets after windfarm subsidy cuts

Crofting commissioners to choose their next convener

Climate change "threat to health"

 

Expert fears for future of Scotland's moors

 

'Hot wet rocks' could help heat Scotland, experts claim

Three board members of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Authority have homes in a proposed 'management zone' to control camping

Loch Lomond board members reported for conflict of interest over camping ban

Carbon capture storage plant given the go ahead

Report warns public must be given their say on fracking

 

Time for the beaver to come home

Fishermen seek urgent meeting with minister over new environmental controls

 

Environmental campaigners back ambitious moves to protect sea bed

 

Robin flying high as national bird

UK Government under fire over wind energy

 

Scotland's beaches marked down for water quality in damning report

 

Lady Rice appointed to chair climate change group

Scottish lab mix-up over the magical algae that could clean up our filthy beaches

 

Revealed: one in four of Scotland's beaches fail safety standards for pollution

The number of disease surveillance units for animal testing could be cut, under proposals being considered by Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

Farmers facing cut in number of disease surveillance units for livestock testing

 

Seals tagged to transmit ocean data

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