The launch of the Scottish Government's public consultation on how to combat the global climate emergency has been condemned as “fiddling while the world burns”.
The public sector in Scotland is being urged to step up its efforts to tackle the climate emergency, after a survey revealed that most government bodies have done little or nothing in response.
Video footage of damage to the seabed by illegal scallop dredging off Jura has been obtained by The Ferret, prompting calls for urgent enforcement action to be taken against rogue fisherman.
Environmental campaigners have called on the Scottish Government's economic development agency not to spend taxpayers' money subsidising a new form of underwater mining.
Marine wildlife in a vast area of ocean to the north of Scotland is at risk from trawlers because of a gaping loophole in international fishing regulations
Retailers have told the Scottish Government they may remove some of their products from shops if Scotland introduces a scheme for recycling drinks containers.
A report by scientists proposing that Scotland should consider building an array of small nuclear power reactors to help combat climate warming has been dismissed as “disingenuous”.
The UK nuclear safety watchdog has boosted checks on two reactors in Scotland because of proliferating cracks in their graphite cores.
Scottish ministers have come under fire after extending a licence for the Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, to frack for shale gas in the central belt.