The UK nuclear industry has stepped up its lobbying of MSPs to try and reverse Holyrood's opposition to new nuclear power stations.
Supermarkets are selling farmed salmon from companies accused of poor animal welfare, The Ferret can reveal.
Salmon farmers with the worst records on animal welfare have been named and shamed by campaigners hoping to provoke reforms.
Animal welfare charities have welcomed the result of the consultation.
The diseases, damage and infestations suffered by hundreds of thousands of caged salmon in Scotland have been exposed by more than 300 photos released by the Scottish Government.
The full extent of culling of mountain hares in Scotland has been revealed by The Ferret, with up to 38,000 killed a year.
Scotland’s tourist agency is coming under mounting pressure to cease promoting the shooting of thousands of mountain hares.
Gamekeepers should hide heaps of dead mountain hares in the back of their trucks, a leading Cairngorm park official has said.
Scotland’s salmon farming industry will lose its biggest £200 million export market to the US if it persists in shooting seals.