Friday, September 17, 2021
Scientists take part in an environmental protest - UK News

Scientists take part in an environmental protest in museum

ACTIVIST scientists took part in a demonstration this morning in the Science Museum to protest against a Shell sponsored exhibition.Extinction Rebellion scientists locked themselves to a mechanical tree in the Science Museum to protest...
Green chart - Research News Scotland

Glasgow is willing to pay the more than the rest of the UK to...

NOTTINGHAM has the UK’s highest take-up of green tariffs, with nearly half of households on an eco-friendly deal, according to new research.According to the study by, a third of all UK households currently...
78.3% of natural features in good condition| Scottish News

Research shows that three quarters of Scotland’s natural features are in good condition

NEW figures show that More than three quarters of Scotland’s natural features are in good condition or on the road to recovery.Official statistics published by NatureScot show that 78.3% of more than 5,400 features...

Energy firm confirms highest trainee recruitment drive in five years

A SCOTTISH energy firm announced its highest trainee recruitment drive on May 14, 2021 since 2016.ScottishPower welcomed COP26 President Alok Sharma to the UK’s largest onshore wind farm on the outskirts of Glasgow. Today’s announcement...
K-briq - Property and Constructions News Scotland

Two million eco-friendly bricks go into production following funding award

A CLEAN-tech company has been awarded £1 million in funding to commercialise production of its brick made of recycled construction waste.Kenoteq is set to make more than 2 million K-Briq's per year with the...
Botanic Gardens - Nature News Scotland

Scottish botanic garden is set to “celebrate the power” of plants

THE public are invited to discover the world of plants and the people who work with them at an upcoming event at a botanic garden.‘Plant Power’ is an annual event that showcases the plants...
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...
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...
Birling Gap Cliff at risk of collapse | UK News

Coastguard warning urges “selfie culture” walkers to stay clear from cliff edge

COASTGUARDS have issued a warning urging "selfie culture" walkers to stay away from a cliff edge as shocking images show how the rocks have eroded.The Birling Gap Coastguard has urged the public to stay...
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...
Dolphin swimming - Nature News Scotland

Epic swim for Scotland’s sea animals kicks off “summer of endurance”

SUCCESSFULLY completing a swim from the Isle of Mull to Oban on the evening of Friday 7 May was just the start of a ‘summer of endurance’ for a man who is raising funds...
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...
full bins in the meadows after many people littered| Environment News

Scots coffee shop offer free drinks to anyone who fills black bags with litter

A SCOTS coffee shop is offering free drinks to anyone that fills black bin bags full of litter.Uplands Roast, based across from popular park, The Meadows in Edinburgh, has agreed to swap one drink...
Snow in May in Scottish Highlands | Scottish Weather News

Amazing video shows heavy snowfall in Scottish Highlands

AMAZING video shows heavy snowfall in the Scottish Highlands as many parts of the country gets issued with yellow weather warning.Lee Schofield from Carrbridge, Badenoch and Strathspey recorded the incredible footage this morning.The clip...
Sea Lice Monitoring - Nature News Scotland

Salmon farm begins to monitor sea lice for “greater transparency” in fishing

A SCOTTISH salmon farm has agreed to start a programme to monitor and audit its weekly sea lice count as part of its effort for "greater transparency". Loch Duart is now inviting Trust biologists onto...
UK News

“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...
Stag skull tangled in industrial cable | Wildlife News

Distressing image shows tragic death of stag that became tangled in industrial cable

A SCOTS wild swimmer captured distressing image showing the remains of a stag that died after becoming entangled in industrial cable.Colin Macleod, 48, had finished swimming off the coast of the Isle of Lewis...

Scots residents fuming over glowing luminous yellow burn filled with toxic chemicals

SCOTTISH residents have been left fuming after one of their local burns turned bright luminous yellow from chemical waste associated with cancer.Shocking images show Polmadie Burn in Glasgow filled with yellow waste which has...
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...
webster honey installed bee hives on the roof at Eden Lock - Food and Drink News Scotland

Edinburgh Hotel Checks In 20,000 Honey Making Guests

AN Edinburgh hotel has partnered with a Scottish honey-producing firm to put beehives on its roof with over 20,000 bees now taking up residency on the hotel.Eden Locke Hotel in George Street has partnered...
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