WILDLIFE TRUST CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

The Scottish Wildlife Trust was founded in 1964 by Sir Charles Connell, an Edinburgh lawyer and keen ornithologist. He brought together a small team...

Letter from Germany – ‘The answer my friend…’

In some European countries community ownership of onshore windfarms has been a main driver for the development of renewable energy and the decentralised generation...

80% BACK WILD LAND MAP

Scotland's wild places need to be protected The John Muir Trust has welcomed the result of a Scottish Natural Heritage public consultation on its core...

SHOULD THE GOLDEN EAGLE BE SCOTLAND’S ‘NATIONAL BIRD’?

Scotland's favourite bird The Scottish Parliament has heard an appeal to make the Golden Eagle the national bird of Scotland. It came from the RSPB’s...

FORMULA 1 TECHNOLOGY COMES TO THE WESTERN ISLES

Advanced technology on Eigg and Fair Isle Williams Advanced Engineering, the division of Williams that commercialises Formula One derived technologies, is embarking on a project...

Shrinking wild salmon starve at sea as North Atlantic warms

Salmon coming back to rivers like the Dee are affected by climate change on the ocean By Chris Todd, University of St Andrews It is an...

THE DO IT YOURSELF COMMUNITY

Bridgend Farmhouse As council budgets are slashed, local authorities are being forced to explore new ways in which their services can be delivered. Everything...

GLOBAL TRADE IN IVORY

Global ivory trade has been banned for decades, so why are there still stockpiles? By Phyllis Lee, University of Stirling China is the most recent nation...

RENEWABLE ENERGY – THE GOOD NEWS AND THE BAD

A 'significant presence' of basking sharks (Picture: from Wikipedia Commons) For the second time in as many months, plans for a multi-billion pound off-shore wind farm...

Investment in Environmental Science

Glasgow University will lead one of 15 Partnerships We live in a time where the environment has never seemed so important. The changes to the...