Fish farming provides jobs on Skye, but some locals are concerned about its environmental impacts.
Lawyers for Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf course bombarded the Scottish Government’s wildlife watchdog with demands and complaints in an attempt to block sand dunes on the course from being stripped of their conservation status.
A former civil servant with the Scottish Government has taken on a prominent role with the Scottish White Fish Producers Association (SWFPA) to replace a fisherman fined for illegal dredging.
An “internationally important” Highland beauty spot could be harmed by plans to remove 120,000 tonnes of timber from nearby woodland, the Scottish Government's wildlife agency has warned.
The Scottish Government should buy up, break up and sell off large forestry estates to diversify woodland ownership, experts are recommending.
Landowners have been urged to remove locked gates and a fence on paths at Loch Na Bo Estate, near Lhanbryde, by Moray Council and others. The Scottish Rights of Way and Access Society (ScotWays) and walking charity, Ramblers Scotland, said the estate had “ignored” its duty to ensure access rights.
A company set up by the Duke of Buccleuch’s estate is taking Scottish ministers to court in a bid to overturn their rejection of a wind farm.
Salmon suffering at Scottish fish farms is “endemic” and in breach of animal cruelty law, according to an undercover investigation by animal welfare campaigners.
Nearly half of Scotland's salmon farms burn, dump or destroy millions of dead fish every year.