The sale and manufacture of plastic cotton buds is to be outlawed in Scotland as part of moves to tackle marine litter, the Scottish Government has announced.
Huge volumes of endangered wildlife products are being illegally traded in south east Asia to treat ailments ranging from stomach illnesses and asthma to rheumatism and arthritis, a new report has warned.
Windfarm watchers in the north have accused environmentalists of spinning the facts about the "extraordinary" success of recent green energy production.
On-board cameras are “no more than a sideshow” to the more pressing challenge of implementing the ban on fish discards at sea, industry chiefs said yesterday.
Producing half of Scotland's energy needs using renewable energy technology by 2030 is an achievable goal, according to a new report published today.
A new conservation area has been set up in the waters off the west of Scotland to help protect harbour porpoise.
Windfarm operators have been paid a record-breaking £3.1million - for turning off their turbines for a single day.
A group of Moray youngsters are set to spend an evening in the dark in an effort to highlight the need to protect the planet.
From sex-changing fish, to the world's third heaviest animals, to sunbathing giants, the murky waters off the west coast of Scotland contain a whole host of mysterious creatures.
A Moray teenager's love for the environment earned her an exclusive invite to mingle with some of Scotland's top climate change decision-makers.
Environmental groups have warned that proposals to protect some of Scotland's most precious sea area could backfire.