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.
Scottish Natural Heritage
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.
A land reform campaigner has urged Holyrood agencies to spend the same amount of time and effort mapping lost Highland communities as they did for wild land.
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has invited the public to have a say in ambitious plans on how best to manage of one of the Highland’s most impressive munros over the next decade.
Campaigners have warned that there is only a short period of time left to save the majestic Kinloch Castle on the Isle of Rum from being damaged beyond repair.
Crofters across the north are striking back against Britain’s biggest bird in a bid to stop them taking their sheep.
The Scottish Government will today announce plans to create a new tourism taskforce to help Skye cope with rising visitor numbers.
Police have confirmed that they have launched an investigation after threats were issued against controversial guga-hunters in the Western Isles.
The health of key Scottish fishing stocks is closely linked to the type and quality of the seabed, new research findings have confirmed.
Farm leaders have called on Holyrood to pledge continued financial support for Greylag goose management schemes.
Walkers have been condemned by a Scottish Government body and animal rescuers for continuing to disturb a huge colony of seals on the north-east coast.
More than 1,000 more greylag geese are to be shot in the Outer Hebrides and turned into burgers and other food.
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 likely sighting of a stoat on Sanday is being investigated by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
A scenic Deeside estate could soon offer visitors a new perspective on its wild landscape.
Illegal killing has contributed to the slow growth of the red kite population in northern Scotland, according to a new report.
Researchers have released stunning images of the thriving marine life hidden away in the underwater caves of the remote island of St Kilda.
Attempts to save a massive fin whale stranded on a remote stretch of coastline in Shetland have failed.
Wild goose meat will be available on sale in Orkney as part of a trial project.
Councillors will today scrutinise plans for a 21-mile long protection area for threatened local sea birds along the north-east coast.