The two parties are in a row over Scotland's first 'no take zone' at Lamlash Bay, with both accusing each other of spreading misinformation.
A billionaire bidding to build an "environmentally friendly" golf course on protected sand dunes donated to US groups who have challenged climate science.
NatureScot has been accused of failing to ensure that beavers are being killed humanely, with just one autopsy performed on the protected species last year.
A plan intended to aid the spread of beavers across the whole of Scotland has been published, with more than a quarter of a million acres marked as potential habitat.
Ramblers Scotland said North Chesthill Estate in Glenlyon, which is home to four Munros, has ”long been notorious amongst walkers.
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.