A teenage birdwatcher who campaigns for greater diversity in the conservation and environmental sectors is to be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Bristol.
The National Trust needs to attract younger members, the conservation body’s chairman has said as it celebrates its 125th birthday.
People in China have been lamenting the demise of the Chinese paddlefish after scientists declared it extinct in a research paper.
A volunteer group dedicated to protecting six insect species across some of Scotland’s tallest peaks has been praised by a national organisation.
Twycross Zoo in Atherstone has announced that two babies from critically endangered monkey species have been born.
Lindsay Razaq: Close encounters of the herd kind – animals need protecting from us, not us from them
There’s a cow in the middle of the path and she doesn’t look like she wants to budge.
Conservationists have pulled an entire snowman’s worth of an invasive plant from a north-east riverbank.
St Andrews University staff call for ban on illegal fishing nets to save world’s most endangered porpoise
Researchers at a Scottish university have warned that one of the most critically endangered animals in the world could be rendered extinct by the end of the year if illegal fishing nets aren't banned.
A nature expert has warned campers against the dangers of starting fires on peaty soil.
An unusual visitor was spotted enjoying the sun in a garden in the south of Aberdeen.
The success of conservation field margins is dependent on what is growing next to the field, according to a new study.
Scores of Stonehaven residents have vowed to become more environmentally friendly with the help of a local fish and chip shop.
A hen harrier has disappeared in the Cairngorms National Park - sparking calls for tougher legislation to protect birds of prey.
An innovative new satellite tag has been designed to help track the fate of birds of prey which die in the Cairngorms.
Environmentalists have called for stronger action to combat climate change and protect the unique habitats and species that Scotland is home to.
It started as a local environmental centre offering wildlife tours to Skye visitors.
Conservation experts have called for greater support for Scotland’s farmers in the face of the challenges presented by climate change.
A “supermum” crane from Aberdeenshire has helped boost the number of birds in the country to record levels.
Fresh calls have been made for environmental chiefs to take a tougher stance on people disturbing seals at a north-east estuary.
A giant whale spotted around Scotland’s west coast is at the centre of a conservation row.
Aberdeenshire councillors have pledged their commitment to a Fraserburgh restoration project and will seek a new contractor to complete the work.
Cairngorms Nature Young Ambassador Xander Johnston has been named a Young Nature Champion.
A Scottish schoolboy sacked by a conservation body after a row over Bear Grylls has been appointed as an ambassador by another top marine charity.
A £6million scheme to eradicate stoats from Orkney to save the rest of its wildlife population has been approved.
Marine researchers have confirmed an “unprecedented” number of beaked whale deaths occurring off the west coast of Scotland.
A huge project to rejuvenate historic buildings throughout Fraserburgh will begin with the restoration of the Penny Schoolie.
A conservation charity group has used hidden nest cameras to capture a series of unprecedented images of one of Scotland’s rarest birds of prey engaging in extremely unusual behaviour.
A leading conservation expert has called on Cairngorm landowners to work together to help enhance the national park over the next decade.
Two “incredibly lucky” newborn wildcats are being nursed back to health by conservationists after they were found orphaned in the Highlands.
As residents across the north and north-east are urged to conserve water, with shortages reported across the region, we have compiled a list of the areas affected.
Work has started on the transformation of a former north-east hotel.
A tiny fishing village has had its conservation status continued - and extended.