Campaigners have warned proposals to build homes on a green belt site in Renfrewshire – despite overwhelming opposition – are "irresponsible".
Six fish farming companies in Scotland given government handouts of over £10 million have made profits of £926 million since 2010.
An animal welfare charity which received 23 reports about puppy farming in Scotland is warning people to be aware of financial scams involving fraudsters luring people into paying deposits for dogs that do not exist.
Two sites in Scotland are preparing to bid to host the world’s first nuclear fusion power station, The Ferret can reveal.
An attempt by a fertiliser multinational to extend peat extraction in south-west Scotland has been unanimously rejected by a council on grounds it would contribute to climate change.
The Scottish Government is chasing "carbon unicorns" in an attempt to meet its net-zero targets, say environmentalists.
The Scottish Government has reprimanded salmon farming companies for breaking the rules on shooting seals - but has not taken any further action.
Westminster ignored repeated Scottish Government requests to be consulted over plans to hold the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, internal emails have revealed.
Scotland’s planned annual deer cull target for 2020-21 has been reduced by around 10 per cent as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, government agency NatureScot has announced.