A waste management company has stored remains of NHS patients in unrefrigerated units for more than six months, according to reports.
Wildlife charities have called on the First Minister to act to give beavers in Scotland legal protected status and prevent unregulated culling.
The number of crimes against birds of prey in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level in years.
Communities will be able to bid for cash from a special fund to tackle marine plastic waste, it was announced yesterday.
The buy-out plan for Ulva received the green light from the Scottish Government yesterday.
Angry campaigners have called for a state-sponsored trapping and removal of a beaver family in the Highlands to stop.
MSPs gathered outside Holyrood with animal rights campaigners yesterday calling on colleagues to support plans for tougher sentences on animal cruelty.
Nearly a fifth of Scotland’s coastline is at risk of erosion within the next 30 years.
Thirteen food, drink and agricultural businesses from across Scotland have been awarded grants worth almost £3.5million through the Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation grant scheme.
Scottish Government has released details of the latest application round for the Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS) despite hundreds of farmers still waiting to hear the outcome of their 2017 applications.
Scotland's rural and environment ministers Fergus Ewing and Roseanna Cunningham have demanded a seat at the Brexit negotiating table.
Scottish Government has written to rural and environmental organisations calling for their help to "develop and guide future policy".
Nicola Sturgeon has backed her Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham following chaotic scenes as a Holyrood independence debate was stopped because of the London terror attacks.
The James Hutton Institute (JHI) has made a priceless contribution of rare potato seeds to a new global seed store in a cave on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen.
Farmers across Scotland have been cutting their bills and saving tens of thousands of pounds simply by reducing their carbon footprints.
The first parts of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act came into force today.
Scotland’s thriving food and drink industry is poised for five more years of strong growth, creating 14,000 extra jobs, a new report says.
A scheme aimed at helping more women into careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is to get a further £125,000 of Scottish Government funding, it was announced yesterday.
Local authorities across the north and north-east have been given more than £1million to try and boost youth employment.
A north-east campaigner has called for an outright ban on all so-called legal highs.
The Free Church of Scotland has been given assurances that religion will be recognised in a independent state's written constitution.
A Scottish Government minister is addressing the Free Church of Scotland General Assembly today.