A £3 billion fish farming multinational in Scotland has been officially reprimanded for animal welfare failures after more than 700,000 caged salmon died over three months.
Ten oil companies are planning to invest £6.8 billion in six major new projects in the North Sea in breach of international targets to cut climate pollution.
The Scottish Government defied concerted pleas by salmon farming multinationals to keep photos of diseased and damaged fish secret, according to internal emails.
The UK government’s £11 billion programme to deliver seven new nuclear-powered submarines to the Clyde has been delayed for 17 months because of “emergent technical issues”.
The graphite cores of two ageing nuclear reactors at Hunterston in North Ayrshire have begun to crumble as cracks spread.
The Scottish Government’s civil service chief, Leslie Evans, has flown to and from London four times more often than going by train while telling her 6,000 officials to “avoid domestic air travel".
A sea loch on the west coast of Scotland prized for its wildlife has been polluted by countless thousands of scraps of plastic waste from the manufacture of salmon farm cages on the shore.
Energy, fishing and other industries that profit from the sea would have to pay to help save marine wildlife under a scheme being put forward by environmentalists.
Scottish ministers have rejected calls for a watertight legal ban on fracking, promising instead that they would use planning policy to block the technology indefinitely.