A Scottish animal rights charity has criticised an Icelandic whaler after activists released footage that they claim shows the killing of the first endangered blue whale in 50 years.
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.
The Scottish Government has extended a licence for fracking across the central belt by the Grangemouth company, Ineos - but insisted it is still opposed to fracking.
A Perthshire poultry firm which made headlines last year following a food safety scandal has been given more than £1.3 million by the Scottish Government.
Animal welfare charities have welcomed the result of the consultation.
The diseases, damage and infestations suffered by hundreds of thousands of caged salmon in Scotland have been exposed by more than 300 photos released by the Scottish Government.
A bid by the Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, to sue the Scottish Government for banning fracking has been rejected.
The petrochemical giant, Ineos, successfully pleaded with US authorities to reopen a pipeline that supplies fracking gas to Grangemouth.
Bid by Scottish Government to end arguments over fish farms harming wild salmon dismissed as public relations stunt by campaigners.