Workers have airlifted more than 100 tonnes of rock from a famous Highland mountain as a £200,000 path restoration project reaches a milestone.
New research by a conservation charity has highlighted the potential risk to tourism posed by industrial developments such as windfarms encroaching on Scotland’s scenic landscapes.
More than half of Scots are put off visiting scenic areas in Scotland by large developments such as wind farms, pylons and super-quarries, a new poll has found.
A charity has been hit with a £50,000 legal bill after objecting to a proposed windfarm the size of Inverness.
Volunteers are scaling the heights of Ben Nevis at the treble for maintenance and clean-up operations.
It is an area of the country that attracts geologists, students, rock climbers and hill walkers from all over the world, worth nearly £9million annually to the UK economy.
The 10-year goldrush of wind developments has begun to fundamentally change the landscape of the north of Scotland.
The public are being given the chance to have their say on plans to protect some of the most famous "wild lands" in the north and north-east.
A team of eight college students have been learning path-making skills on Skye.
Work to restore a popular mountain trail closed by a landslide last month will start on Monday.
Repairs to a popular mountain path that was closed by a landslide last week will take at least a month to repair, according to the conservation charity that owns it.
A mountain footpath in Lochaber could be closed for up to five weeks after boulders weighing up to 40 tonnes crashed down onto the popular route earlier this week.
A popular mountain route in Lochaber is expected to remain closed for as long as three weeks following a massive landslide.
A conservation charity is embarking on a two-year project that will improve access to some of Skye's most spectacular landscapes.
Contractors are being sought to repair a path on a landmark Sutherland mountain.
Banana skins and apple and orange peel are among the piles of rubbish collected by volunteer litter-pickers on Ben Nevis each year.
They won thousands in funding - but they still have a mini-mountain to climb to complete this footpath.
The Scottish Government has been urged to investigate claims a conservation charity left dozens of deer to rot on a Highland hillside.
Conservationists were left disappointed last night after the Scottish Government and power firm SSE vowed to appeal the refusal of a giant windfarm in the Highlands.
Highland gamekeepers have accused a conservation charity of "destroying jobs" amid claims it has culled 86 red deer stags - and left most to "rot on the hill".
An environmental charity has won its court battle against plans for a 67-turbine windfarm in the Highlands.
Conservationists and campaigners claimed victory last night after the Court of Session overruled Scottish Ministers and refused consent for a giant windfarm in the Highlands.
A Highland teenager has won a brace of awards for his pioneering study of newts in Wester Ross.
A legendary mountaineer has added his support to a campaign to restore one of the Highland's most distinctive peaks.
Campaigners fear huge areas of countryside could be destroyed by a line of massive electricity pylons stretching from the Highlands to Aberdeenshire.
Mountaineers and conservationists have made a last ditch plea to Highland councillors to object to plans for a new windfarm in an area of wilderness.
A public local inquiry into a contentious windfarm in the shadow of Ben Wyvis starts today.
A new map shows the full extent of the “industrialisation” of the north-east by the windfarm industry.
The leading Scottish conservationist, Dick Balharry, has died at the age of 77, prompting a flood of tributes.
Nevis Landscape Partnership and the John Muir Trust have joined forces to challenge Lochaber schoolchildren to get inspired by nature.
Campaigners against a windfarm on the edges of the Cairngorms National Park have urged the Scottish Government to reject the plans.
Work on a £60,000 footpath project in which hundreds of tonnes of stone were flown onto a Skye mountain by helicopter has been completed.