Bid by Scottish Government to end arguments over how fish farms harm wild salmon has been dismissed as a public relations stunt by campaigners.
The Scottish Government has been condemned by its freedom of information watchdog for breaking the law by blocking requests from journalists and MSPs.
The fracking industry has been condemned by an international tribunal for harming humanity, violating human rights and damaging nature.
Scotland is failing to meet international targets to prevent wildlife from becoming extinct, according to the latest assessment for the Scottish Government.
Scottish ministers are coming under concerted pressure to give communities across Scotland stronger rights to resist property developers proposing controversial building schemes.
The petrochemical giant, Ineos, is bidding to block a crackdown by the Scottish Government’s environment watchdog on pollution from gas flaring near Grangemouth.
Safety problems plaguing the nuclear bomb convoys that regularly crisscross the country by road have risen to a record high, according to new figures from the Ministry of Defence.
Seven other nuclear power stations in Scotland and England could be under threat after cracks were found at Hunterston.
The Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, is facing a legal challenge to its bid to sue the Scottish Government for multi-million pound damages for banning fracking.