A report for local authorities says that nuclear plants are vulnerable to drone strikes, cyber attacks and terrorist infiltrators.
More than 1,700 of Scotland’s most precious wild animals, plants and places are in a poor state – and 600 of them are getting worse.
Scottish ministers have not given legal protection to ten endangered species, including four insects, two plants, two seahorses and water voles.
An expert review concludes that neonicotinoids are killing bees, and could threaten food production.
Scottish property experts have predicted that fracking in the central belt could hit house prices by up to 10 per cent, according to a survey by The Ferret.
The “naming and shaming” of the 75 salmon farms that have shot 180 seals around the Scottish coast over the last two years has prompted calls for a boycott by consumers and supermarkets.