Saturday, September 18, 2021

Three new areas of Edinburgh set to be slapped with parking controls costing up...

ANOTHER three areas of Edinburgh are set to be hit with parking controls that could cost residents hundreds of pounds a year.The council is targeting Leith, Gorgie and Shandon to become Controlled Parking Zones...
Extinction Rebellion - Scottish News

Activists block a power station by using a washing machine

A GREEN washing machine was part of a creative blockade of Peterhead power station on the morning of June 3.Starting 6.10 am, about 20 activists from Extinction Rebellion Scotland and Glasgow Calls Out Polluters...

Families encouraged to step in the right direction this spring

Scottish walking charity shares ten ways to add fun activities to the familiar family strollWITH longer evenings and warmer weather ahead, a Scottish walking charity is revealing its top ten tips to inspire families...
Underground rapper MF DOOM posthumously enters iTunes charts after passing away - Entertainment News

Underground rapper MF DOOM achieves posthumous success on rap charts days after announcement of...

AN UNDERGROUND rapper whose death was announced just days ago has achieved posthumous success with five albums in the top ten of the iTunes charts.Rapper MF DOOM, real name Daniel Dumile, passed away on...
Professor Sir Ian Boyd - Research News Scotland

Scottish biology professor elected to the UK’s national academy of sciences

A biology professor from a Scottish university will join the UK's national academy of sciences.Sir Ian Boyd, Professor of Biology at the University of St Andrews, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.The...
Nature News Scotland

People Asked to ‘Care for the Environment’ When Visiting the Countryside

NATIONAL nature agencies have issued guidance to Scots enjoying the countryside as covid restrictions ease.Scotland's environment agencies asking people to follow three steps: ‘Care for the environment,’ ‘respect the interests of others,' and ‘be...
A recycling bin - Environment News Scotland

£70m of funding aims to help accelerate Scotland towards recycling goals

A MULTI-MILLION pound investment has been announced for recycling in Scotland by the Scottish Government.The five-year £70m Recycling Improvement Fund has been announced to improve recycling infrastructure across Scotland.The Scottish Government is aiming to...
Colin_and_Kieran_Baxter_slides_photo_by_Alice_Watterson - Research News Scotland

Like father, like son: Images reveal a generation of climate change

A RESEARCHER has followed in the footsteps of his father after replicating photos taken by his father after nearly 32 years.Dr Kieran Baxter, a lecturer in Communication Design at the University of Dundee,  replicated...
potential risk to dolphins due to unique fasting habits| Nature News Scotland

Potential risk to dolphins as their unique eating habits are explored

NEW research suggests that Dolphins could be at risk if their foraging opportunities are impacted due to man-made disturbances such as shipping, tourism and coastal development.Human-caused disturbance could result in the movement of prey...
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Winners announced for Scottish Nature photography calendar

THE WINNERS of a nationwide photography competition have been announced and will now see their works included in a forthcoming calendar.The 13 images were selected from over 700 entries, which were taken after NatureScot...
McGill's new green busses - Business News Scotland

McGill’s places £15m order for new fleet of electric buses

A MULTI-MILLION pound order has been placed by a Scottish bus firm who are investing in a new fleet of all electric buses. McGill's have ordered 33 buses from Pelican Yutong in a deal worth...
CMAL to replace seven small ferries - Business News Scotland

CMAL launches multi-million small vessel replacement programme

The investment deal will see the renewal of up to seven small ‘loch class’ vessels in Scotland.
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Higher education firm announces new £10,000 “Net Zero Award”

A NEW environmentally friendly aimed award worth £10,000 has just been launched to help turn a global challenge into an opportunity to "reinvent our future."The "Net Zero Award" has been set up by Converge...
Swan nesting in litter filled river | Scottish News

Shocking images show nesting swan surrounded by plastic rubbish in Scots river

A SCOTS photographer has captured heartbreaking images of a nesting swan surrounded by masses of plastic rubbish.John Dyer snapped pictures of the shocking scene on Friday while he was out on a walk around Strathclyde...

Sixty-five acres of ancient woodland secured as community woodland thanks to wind farm grant

MORE than 65 acres (49 football pitches) of ancient woodland has been secured as a community woodland, focusing on outdoor learning for children - thanks to a grant from Banks Renewables and South Lanarkshire...
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“Wildlife video of the year” Mystery prankster takes over trail cam with soft toy...

A SCOTS wildlife enthusiast has shared a hilarious video showing how a prankster visited his trail cam with a soft toy hedgehog.Colin Smith couldn't stop laughing when he looked back at his wildlife cam...
Loch - Research News Scotland

At-risk species of freshwater fish reintroduced to Scotland’s lochs

AN AT-RISK species of fish has established itself in lochs across Scotland with the help of conservation managers.By rapidly adapting to its new environment, they will have changes to their DNA, their ecology, and body shape, according to a new study.In...
AndreaNolan - Education News Scotland

Edinburgh Napier University announces fossil fuel divestment

A SCOTTISH University has announced that they have removed all direct investments from fossil fuel companies. Edinburgh Napier University has a strong history of enhancing environmental sustainability within and beyond the institution. To maintain their achievements...
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£3 million investment made into carbon negative company

A SCOTTISH factory with the aim of producing carbon negative insulation for homes is to be created after a £3 million investment.The investment comes from Scottish National Investment Bank who will help IndiNature open...
Moth - Nature News Scotland

New report shows moth numbers have almost halved since 1990

Moth numbers in Scotland have continued to decline over the long term, but their distribution has increased.The latest Scottish Biodiversity Indicator shows that moth abundance has almost halved, falling 46% between 1990 and 2018...
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