Nineteen fish farms on lochs along the west coast of Scotland have been identified as posing the most risk to endangered wild salmon.
Billionaire lairds, sporting estates and Conservative Party donors in receipt of millions of pounds of public grants are among the owners of businesses which broke the rules around rural subsidies.
A study has found the rush to buy land for green projects could deepen leave communities behind days after the government delayed its land reform bill.
A plan to reintroduce beavers in northern Scotland has been postponed following opposition from landowners, aided by the local SNP politician, Kate Forbes.
The Coastal Communities Network has criticised the Scottish Government’s new fish farming strategy for lacking green targets or decision making powers for local residents.
A “loophole” in new legislation means more than half of the offshore entities which own hundreds of Scottish properties, including entire estates, can stay secret.
The whisky industry has been accused to trying to "sabotage" the Scottish Government’s deposit return scheme for drinks containers.
Five local newspapers in Scotland have refused to publish an advert backed by 26 environmental and community groups criticising the salmon farming industry.
The UK Government has refused to reveal how much of taxpayers’ money has been given to a fertiliser firm whose US parent corporation is worth around £9bn.