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Climate change will impact health services - News

Doctors union warn climate change is damaging patient health

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A DOCTORS’ union has reminded world leaders of their “moral responsibility” to protect public health, warning that climate change is damaging patient health.The British Medical Association (BMA) has highlighted how climate change will increase...

Mackie’s wind turbines surpass 100 million kWh milestone

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ONE of Scotland’s largest food and drink brands has generated more than one hundred gigawatt hours of renewable energy through its wind turbines.The climate positive family business, Mackie’s of Scotland, saw the meter on...

Dental directors reveal flagship eco-practice equipped with bird feeders and beehives

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The board of directors at Scotland’s largest dental group have unveiled its leading ‘eco-champion’ practice in the heart of the Highlands.Glencoe Dental Centre which is part of the Clyde Munro Dental Group has undergone...
Sara Thomson received the Point of Light award - News

Scots business owner praised by Prime Minister for environmental efforts with award

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A SCOTS business owner has been praised by Boris Johnson for her environmental efforts with an award.Founder of The Clydeside Collective, Sara Thomson, has been presented with the Points of Light award, in recognition...
Kingfisher no fishing

Amazing image shows kingfisher perched on top of no fishing sign – holding a...

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AN AMAZING image shows a stunning kingfisher perched on top of a no fishing sign - holding a fish in its mouth.Retiree Paul Elliot shared the outstanding image online on Saturday which shows the...
Sustainable Glasgow Storymap exhibition - Environment News

Storymap shows sustainable features and events for Cop26

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AN interactive map is helping residents and visitors discover more about sustainability in one of Scotland’s biggest cities.Providing personalised walking routes to key sites, the Sustainable Glasgow Storymap has been launched by Glasgow City...
Royal Edinburgh Hospital receives Green Flag Award for greenspace - Environment News

Scots hospital becomes first in country to receive environmental award for green spaces

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A SCOTS hospital has become the first in the country to receive an internationally recognized environmental award for green spaces.The Royal Edinburgh Hospital's green spaces have been commended with the Green Flag Award, bestowed...
Deadly snake pictured at South Essex Wildlife Hospital

Poisonous stowaway snake sealed in room of UK wildlife hospital

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VETS at a wildlife hospital have been forced to tape up the door of a room that is currently housing a highly poisonous stowaway snake from India.South Essex Wildlife Hospital staff were called to...
Offshore windmill

Scotland’s first seabed substation at heart of “revolutionary” renewable energy plan

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AN offshore wind power company have announced Scotland is to host a "revolutionary" renewable energy development costing tens of millions of pounds and believed to be biggest in the UK.Aker Offshore Wind has announced...
Burning coals are a polluting cooking fuel - Research News Scotland

World Health Organisation warns that revising cooking fuel use “must be a developmental priority”

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THE World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that revising cooking fuels "must be a developmental priority".WHO have highlighted that if no urgent changes are made, one billion people could be using kerosene, coal or...

£1.6m North Sea simulator unveiled in Scotland in bid to make operations safer

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A NORTH Sea simulator was unveiled in Scotland today in a bid to make working in the cold and dangerous waters safer and more efficient.The £1.6m simulation suite is aimed at decommissioning and renewable...

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

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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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Scottish Government announce community climate change programme

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THE Scottish Government have announced details of Scotland’s community climate change engagement programme ahead of COP26 in Glasgow next month.The programme will engage communities in the journey to net zero and encourage them to...

Scottish Opera tackles climate change in new show for Scottish schools

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SCOTTISH Opera are preparing to head out on a tour around Scottish primary schools to perform a new show about climate change.‘The Last Aliens’ is a newly commissioned production aimed at primary 5 to...
Scottish fishermen use app to reduce bycatch problem

Award for app that helps Scottish fishermen avoid catching unwanted fish

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An innovative app being used by Scottish fishermen to share real-time information with each other about the location of hotspots of unwanted fish has scooped a sustainability award.The Bycatch Avoidance Tool using Mapping (BATmap)...

University of Glasgow call for climate change researchers to take part in new competition

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RESEARCHER'S from the University of Glasgow and the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) have organised a competition calling for climate change researchers across the globe to take part.They are being encouraged to create...

Students push submit proposals for new urban village in Aberdeen

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PLANS for the creation of a new urban village in Aberdeen have been proposed by final year university architects.The village, is proposed to be created between the harbour and esplanade, in the area between...
Beaver in water - Scottish news

The number of beavers in Scotland has doubled in the last 3 years

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The BEAVER population in Scotland has rapidly grown to around 1000 rodents in the country.With territory numbers doubling to 251, the beavers are now spread out over Glen Isla to Dundee and Stirling, Forfar to...
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£3 million investment made into carbon negative company

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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...
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UN climate change report ‘crucial for the future of the planet’

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A LEADING climate scientist at a Scottish University has described a major climate change report published today as crucial for the future of the planet.Dr Michael Byrne is a lecturer in the School of...
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