Gamekeepers should hide heaps of dead mountain hares in the back of their trucks, a leading Cairngorm park official has said.
A major fish farming company has killed more than 175,000 of its caged salmon in Scotland while trying to treat them.
Correspondence released under freedom of information law reveals that two companies warned ministers that a planned conservation area for harbour porpoises could kill their plans for wind farms in the Moray Firth.
The day after Scottish ministers announced a moratorium on fracking they were privately warned by a multi-millionaire oil tycoon that Scotland would lose investment worth £250 million.
The Duke of Buccleuch lobbied the Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, and government officials behind closed doors to fast-track a £1 billion plan for one of Scotland’s biggest-ever wind farms.