A national mountaineering organisation has called on local authorities and other groups to crack down on irresponsible campers ruining Scotland’s beauty spots.
A new smartphone app has been launched to build a “health map” of Scotland’s coastlines to help protect marine species and reduce pollution.
Fifteen of the UK’s finest felines have been announced as finalists in the National Cat Awards.
A nature expert has warned campers against the dangers of starting fires on peaty soil.
They are images which capture a moment in time.
The first stage of transforming a historic city fortification into a world-class wildlife centre could be completed by next spring.
An unusual visitor was spotted enjoying the sun in a garden in the south of Aberdeen.
Moorland hit by wildfire a year ago looks like it has seen snow in June as white flowers bloom through the recovering landscape, the Woodland Trust said.
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A group of north-east nursery children have teamed up with their local ranger to capture fascinating footage of the area's wildlife.
The Duchess of Cambridge has teamed up with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to publish activity cards to inspire children to get involved with gardens and nature.
A young whale has died after it became entangled in what are thought to have been creel lines off the north-west coast of Scotland.
Tens of thousands have shared messages of congratulations to celebrate Sir David Attenborough’s birthday.
A church in Aberdeenshire is pioneering a scheme that links congregations with conservation groups to encourage nature and wildlife on their grounds.
Fresh calls have been made for environmental chiefs to take a tougher stance on people disturbing seals at a north-east estuary.
What’s more frighting, coming face to face with a snow leopard or a leopard seal? How do you get close to the biggest fish in the sea and can your eyeballs freeze when the temperature drops to minus 50C?
One of Ardersier’s best-loved community spaces has had a facelift thanks to community efforts.
An international nature campaigner has described marine litter along Shetland’s coastline as the worse he has seen “anywhere in the world”.
Two species of Scotland’s iconic seabirds are booming on an island nature reserve.
People in Scotland have been urged to introduce a pond or pool to their garden after a new study revealed toad and frog sightings have decreased.
A walrus who has delighted nature lovers by touring the north coast appears to be returning home to the arctic.
A walrus who has stunned nature lovers by embarking on a tour of Scotland has delighted animal enthusiasts in Wick by surfacing in the far north town this evening.
Look at these stunning views of Cairngorms National Park from a bird's eye view.
Two masked gunmen have been caught on camera beneath the nest of a protected bird of prey in the middle of the night.
An RSPB research project has revealed the precise movements and behaviours of endangered Scottish seabirds for the first time.
International scientists have discovered a positive link between the overall health of bees and the presence of active agricultural production.
A dolphin which suffered horrific sunburn across 40% of its body last year, when it washed up on a Highland beach, has made a "mind-blowing" recovery.
The Three Sisters Mountains in the Scottish Highlands has been named one of the top 3 views across Britain.
Harassing seals at an Aberdeenshire beauty spot could soon become a criminal offence.
Pet owners are being urged to get their cats involved in the fight to protect one of Scotland's most treasured species.
A humpback whale from a breeding population in the eastern Caribbean sea has been recorded for the very first time in British waters.
Fears have been raised that youngsters and animals could be harmed by Police Scotland policies surrounding their investigation of bird of prey poisonings.
A busy north-east animal sanctuary has revealed plans to build a wildlife hospital on its grounds after one of its busiest years.