The Scottish Government is under fire for repeating mistakes made with Donald Trump following revelations that it has been secretly trying to help another “pushy” US property developer.
Scottish Natural Heritage has come under fire after backing down on plans to take legal action against landowners who don’t kill enough deer.
Scotland’s vital infrastructure is under threat from coastal erosion and flooding, according to official assessments of climate pollution.
Mountain Hares are under threat from lucrative shoots and mass culls according to an animal welfare charity.
Whales, dolphins and porpoises are being put at risk by noise alarms used by fish farms to scare off seals.
Gamekeepers should hide heaps of dead mountain hares in the back of their trucks, a leading Cairngorm park official has said.
Government moves to penalise grouse-shooting estates suspected of persecuting birds of prey have been “completely undermined” by a gaping loophole, say conservationists.
A row is brewing over plans by a US millionaire to build a golf course on a wildlife site in northeast Scotland – but this time it’s not Trump, it’s his business rival.
Farmers and gamekeepers are shooting “as many beavers as possible” on Tayside before they are brought under legal protection, according to emails released by the Scottish Government.