Deirdre Michie , a former oil lobbyist who worked in PR at Shell, has been announced as the new chair of the board of Scottish Water.
Some 52 rivers and groundwaters have failed quality tests due to toxic metals flowing from Scotland’s vast network of abandoned mines.
Ownership of Scotland's forests is becoming increasingly dominated by wealthy estates, investors and absentee owners who live outwith Scotland, says a new study.
Scotland’s wildlife agency killed 57 barnacle geese to study the impact of avian flu because they wrongly feared it was illegal to test live animals.
Major financial backers of the Conservative Party own more than £50m of Scottish property through secretive companies registered in tax havens.
A green charity has made an official complaint about the Scottish Government's allegedly “unlawful” approach to protecting bathing waters from sewage leaks.
Alongside claims of bullying, responses to an internal survey at SEPA also said “it is not safe to speak out” at the environmental agency.
Tulchan Estate, in the Highlands, received Scottish Government funds that would have allowed them to both burn and restore areas of the estate.
Scotland’s richest man, an earl, and private equity and property firms are among those developing carbon offsetting projects that critics say are pushing up land prices and allowing companies to “greenwash” their image.