A Scottish Government programme envisaging trials for seaweed dredging around the coast of Scotland has re-awakened fears for the future of “precious” underwater kelp forests.
Nearly 10,000 calls to a helpline for rape victims went unanswered last year due to a lack of resources, according to Rape Crisis Scotland.
Scottish Government funding for major environment bodies has been slashed by 40 per cent over the last decade putting nature and the climate at risk, according to a new expert analysis.
Children in poorer parts of Scotland have nearly 10 per cent fewer choices of subjects in secondary school than those in better-off areas, new research has found.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the First Minister’s claim on the rate of violent crime in Scotland.
The Ferret and HuffPost UK look at how care leavers in Scotland are fighting back against the impact of government austerity policy.
The Ferret and HuffPost investigate the impact of government austerity policy on the lives of disabled people in Scotland.
The Ferret and HuffPost investigate how Dundee's drug death crisis is being driven by government austerity policy.
The Ferret and HuffPost investigate the impact of UK government austerity on child poverty in Fife.