Youngsters will be picking up shovels to help plant a quarter of a million trees to create the first Young People’s Forest, the Woodland Trust has said.
The Tories have proposed Scotland have the toughest default fines for littering in the UK.
Demonstrators have chained themselves together and superglued themselves to a Government building as part of an environmental protest.
Government targets for household recycling will be “significantly” missed if current trends continue, according to opposition analysis.
A council ranger has spoken out about the dangers of balloons and the damage they can cause to wildlife.
Scots support greater measures to preserve the country’s most scenic landscapes, a new study suggests.
A former head of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency will chair an independent review of the country’s air quality strategy.
A campaign to bring “significant reform” to Scotland’s grouse moors to make them more environmentally friendly is being launched by naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham.
Demonstrators gathered outside a north-east recycling centre to protest against its proposed closure.
More than a third of critically endangered plant species cannot be preserved in seed banks to save them from extinction, researchers have warned.
Funding has been made available to help encourage Scottish businesses aiming to cut food waste.
In 2014 I was in the Cairngorms and walking a track near Loch Etchachan, the highest loch of its size and one of the more remote ones in Scotland, when something white caught my eye in the otherwise brown landscape.
The relatively tiny body of a newborn sperm whale has washed up in the Western Isles, prompting researchers to believe females of the awe-inspiring species could be swimming in Scottish waters.
Fracking at a gas exploration site in Lancashire has been halted again after another tremor was detected underground.
More than nine in 10 children around the world are living in areas of toxic air pollution, global health leaders have warned.
People in the UK throw away around 295 billion pieces of plastic every year, much of which is single-use and cannot be recycled, a report suggests.
Philip Hammond is set to announce a £60 million pledge to plant more trees to help preserve the country’s environment.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has said buses could be part of the solution to tackling pollution in towns and cities, as he announced more cash is being made available to help firms make their fleet more environmentally-friendly.
The Queen has been honoured with a special award for conservation for her initiative to highlight the plight of the world’s forests.
Alan Titchmarsh has called for urgent action to stop the “demise” of the UK’s gardens, as a report suggests that the horticulture sector is worth billions to the economy.
Fracking will continue at Cuadrilla’s site in Lancashire after tremors were detected underground on Wednesday.
Noise pollution from cargo ships can stop the singing of male humpback whales, a study has suggested.
Cuadrilla has confirmed it will continue fracking at its site in Lancashire despite a further tremor being detected underground.
Cuadrilla temporarily halted fracking at its site in Lancashire after a “tiny” tremor was detected, the energy company has said.
Ministers have confirmed they are consulting on their “preferred policy position” of fracking being prohibited in Scotland, more than a year after the First Minister said the controversial practice was being banned “end of story”.
The discovery of a BSE-infected cow in Aberdeenshire is expected to have a “negligible” impact on exports, the Scottish Rural Affairs Minister has said.
Uber will raise fares in London to help drivers buy electric cars.
Former president of Ireland Mary Robinson is standing firm on her call for people to go vegan to tackle climate change, despite a backlash which saw her local council ask her to withdraw the comments.
More cows will be destroyed at the Aberdeenshire farm where a case of BSE has been found, but Scotland’s chief veterinary officer has insisted there is “no need to panic”.
A ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans should be brought forward to 2032 to drive the take-up of electric vehicles, MPs have said.
The UK is under pressure to better protect harbour porpoises after an EU court ruled that it had failed to provide enough sites for the sea mammal.
A zero-emissions automated sailing vessel will be built in Belfast.