Alarm over scheme allowing more lice at salmon farms
A food labelling scheme is to allow five times more lice at salmon farms, prompting Scotland’s fisheries management body to withdraw its support.
Environmental groups boycott events sponsored by fossil fuel firms
Scottish campaigners are backing a boycott of media events sponsored by “pariah” fossil fuel companies in the run-up to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.
‘Big energy’ dominates lobbying of Scottish Government amid climate crisis
Questions have been raised over the power and influence of energy companies lobbying Scottish ministers and special advisors.
Scottish marine wildlife under threat from ‘smash and grab’ trawling
Marine wildlife in a vast area of ocean to the north of Scotland is at risk from trawlers because of a gaping loophole in international fishing regulations
Mining for coal gas could cause blasts, fires and quakes, says Sepa
Plans to gasify coal under the sea around Scotland could cause pollution, earthquakes, underground explosions, say government experts.