Some 52 rivers and groundwaters have failed quality tests due to toxic metals flowing from Scotland’s vast network of abandoned mines.
A dump for dead fish at a Hebridean beauty spot was condemned by Scotland’s green watchdog after plastics, gas canisters and other waste was illegally burned on site.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has been accused of breaking the law by failing to maintain a public register of over 175,000 pollution permits.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is under scrutiny by a new government standards watchdog for allegedly failing to stop sewage pollution.
An oil spill in Nigeria was allegedly caused by a firm owned by an oil multinational with billions invested in the North Sea.
Fossil fuel multinational, Ineos, accused of falsifying a record and flaring gas from a chemical plant at Grangemouth in breach of pollution rules.
The Scottish Government’s environment watchdog has slashed its legal enforcement actions almost threefold over the last seven years, prompting accusations that polluters have escaped punishment.
Ferret Fact Service looks at how climate change is affecting Scotland now.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim that current warming is the result of natural cycles not greenhouse gas emissions.