Pollution from vehicle exhausts is “devastating” the fragile wild plants that cling to the artic summits of Scotland’s highest mountains, say conservationists.
The use of cleaner fish on Scottish salmon farms as a treatment for sea lice should be suspended due to serious welfare issues, according to a report by animal rights campaigners.
The pension fund for Scotland’s MSPs has invested over £100,000 in a Taiwanese company blamed for mass suicides at its iPhone factories - as well as in Russia, weapons, fossil fuels and tobacco.
Underwater film footage revealing the damage allegedly caused by illegal scallop dredging is being published by The Ferret in the wake of claims that protected wildlife areas are being “pulverised”.
Farmers blamed for blocking legal protection for beavers, allowing more to be shot.
The Institute of Economic Affairs has been accused of “pumping seemingly paid-for propaganda” on tobacco, oil and tax havens into schools.
Scotland's fish farming industry must bow to tougher environmental regulation if wants to expand, a committee of MSPs has concluded.
Cracks that are spreading in two ageing nuclear power reactors at Hunterston in North Ayrshire have delayed plans to reopen them until 2019.
More than 350 cracks have been discovered in an ageing nuclear power reactor at Hunterston in North Ayrshire, breaching an agreed safety limit and prompting calls for a permanent shutdown.