A move to impose tougher controls on landowners scarring hillsides by bulldozing tracks for deer stalking and grouse shooting has been launched in the Scottish Parliament.
Plans to build a golf course on one of Scotland’s most precious coastal wildlife sites would be blocked in England, say environmental groups.
Salmon farmers with the worst records on animal welfare have been named and shamed by campaigners hoping to provoke reforms.
Evidence that thousands of offences by Scottish fishing boats have gone unpunished has prompted accusations that the industry is being “let off the hook” by the Scottish Government.
New housing estates in Scotland have been branded “car sick” because they pander to drivers at the expense of pedestrians, public transport and bikes.
Scottish ministers and councils have come under fire after official figures revealed that Scotland recycled less household waste than the rest of the UK.
The oil multinational, Shell, has apologised after being fined £40,000 for breaching the rules on reporting climate pollution at its Mossmorran petrochemical plant in Fife.
The Ministry of Defence has come under fierce fire after refusing to reveal the official safety ratings given by its watchdog for the Trident nuclear weapons system on the Clyde.
Two oil multinationals have repeatedly failed to reduce the risks of major accidents at petrochemical plants in Fife, according to documents from the UK government’s Health and Safety Executive.