Calls have been made to combat marine litter after a Shetland man photographed a gannet which appeared to have died after becoming entangled in rope and twine.
Fresh investment has been announced by the Scottish Government to help promote the scenery, wildlife and culture of the Highlands and Islands.
Jack McConnell questioned why a controversial hedgehog cull in the Western Isles had to start in the run-up to the 2003 Scottish election.
The “stunning” marine life in the waters around St Kilda – the most remote outpost of the British Isles – has been captured by researchers carrying out a study of its reefs and sea caves.
Top conservationists have been called to give evidence at the controversial Coul Links public inquiry next year, it has emerged.
Anglers are being urged to help save a critically endangered fish by taking photographs of any caught.
Motorists are being urged to be vigilant for deer now the nights are drawing in.
A £6million scheme to eradicate stoats from Orkney to save the rest of its wildlife population has been approved.
A Highland community is seeking to provide an escape route for rare red squirrels after a spate of deaths.
Chief Executive of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has cycled 1,300 miles around Scotland to inspire the public to get active and improve their mental and physical health.
A worrying surge in American mink is threatening native wildlife along the Caledonian Canal and River Ness.
Restoration work is under way to transform a dilapidated village hall into a £2.5 million visitor destination on the banks of Loch Ness.
Climate change could be a factor in the decline of Scotland’s wading birds, conservationists have said.
Drones have been sent high into the sky above Speyside to locate have huge hidden patches of potentially dangerous invading plants.
Underwater footage has revealed the secret social lives of basking sharks in Scottish waters for the first time.
The chief executive of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has set herself the arduous task of cycling over 1300 miles across Scotland over 35 days.
Four individuals who worked to end a controversial deer management dispute in Assynt have been presented with the Ronnie Rose award at the Moy Game Fair.
A stag in the Western Isles is at “serious” risk after discarded plastic binding was entangled around its head and throat.
An environmental group has warned beachside barbecuers across the north east that an increase in fires being left unattended is a “recipe for disaster”.
A popular dolphin-spotting business could be sunk after a national conservation body raised concerns it is disturbing Aberdeen’s famous population of the charismatic creatures.
Birds are “flocking back” to their native Outer Hebrides following the success of a challenging 17-year programme to eradicate the American mink and its devastating effect on local wildlife.
The new road is getting there - and now Transport Scotland is seeking local suppliers to provide roadside greenery worth more than £1 million.
The Royal Highland Show opened yesterday with around 200,000 visitors and 6,000 animals expected at the three-day-long event at Ingliston.
Scottish Natural Heritage - with the help of pupils from a north primary school – has launched a multi-million-pound drive against invasive species.
Police Scotland has appealed for information into the “illegal” killing of two pregnant red deer on North Uist.
A Mearns nature reserve has been given a £200,000 cash boost to it cope with its growing number of visitors.
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has dropped all but one of its objections to the controversial Coul Links golf course plans in east Sutherland.
Two red stags died after becoming entangled in discarded rope on a beach on the island of Rum.
Large numbers of protected shellfish have been illegally poached in the North West Highlands.
North police have launched a campaign warning anyone found disturbing cetaceans such as dolphins, whales or porpoises could face criminal charges.
The public is to be asked its views on proposed Gaelic names for the most common shellfish in Scottish waters.
An ambitious £3million plan to completely eradicate predatory non-native stoats in Orkney has moved a step closer after winning overwhelming public support.