Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Western Harbour - Property and Constructions News Scotland

A residential development is “going green” to support net zero ambitions

A HOUSING development in Edinburgh is “going green” with a new proposal to reduce the number of parking spaces on-site. As part of The Western Harbour housing development's net zero agenda, Forth Ports has submitted...
The Scottish Government have announced funding to safeguard wildlife and tackle biodiversity loss - Scottish News

Scottish Government announce £10m funding for the environment

THE SCOTTISH Government have announced funding to safeguard wildlife and tackle biodiversity loss.Projects that restore nature, protect wildlife and tackle biodiversity loss and climate change will receive a share of £10 million through a...
Glacier - Nature News Scotland

Glacial melt in the high Mountains of Asia accelerating as summers warm

GLACIERS in High Mountain Asia have been melting more quickly in recent years due to rising summer temperatures.Glacier melt prevails now even in areas where glaciers were previously growing, a team of researchers led...
Seafish - Research News Scotland

Annual fishing fleet survey returns as researchers head to ports across UK

FISHING vessel owners and skippers are encouraged to take part in the annual survey of the UK fishing fleet.This year’s survey begins on Monday 5 July and will run throughout the summer. The survey is carried out by Seafish, the public...
A multinational law firm is to cut global carbon emissions by at least 50 per cent by 2030 - UK and world news

Global law firm aims to tackle the climate crisis by cutting emissions by 50...

A MULTINATIONAL law firm is to cut global carbon emissions by at least 50 per cent by 2030.Global law firm Pinsent Masons have revealed plans to cut carbon emissions by a minimum of 50...
Leith on Sea - Nature News Scotland

Virtual gallery showing green future of Edinburgh spaces announces dates

AS PART of this year’s Edinburgh Science Festival, a society will be showcasing their art which will show what they hope to be a greener future.The British Ecological Society (BES), in collaboration with SMASH-UK,...
robotics - Research News Scotland

The rise of underwater robotics is a key focus at UK event

AN ANNUAL Underwater Robotics conference will return this October with a live-streamed event demonstrating the latest advances in underwater robotic technology and exploring the opportunities and challenges of an autonomous future. Broadcast from the Subsea...
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...
glacier - Research News Scotland

Antarctic glacier may be more stable than initially feared

A new international study sheds light on the future of the massive Thwaites Glacier and other ice sheets.The world’s largest ice sheets may be in less danger of sudden collapse than previously predicted, according...
windmills - Research News Scotland

A robotics company receives funding to expand research into new sectors

Using robots to make offshore infrastructure inspection and repair safer is moving a step closer following the injection of £2.5 million of further funding.Founded in 2017 and led by Heriot-Watt and the University of...
windmills - Business News Scotland (1)

Scottish renewable energy company creates new leadership position

Aberdeen headquartered renewable energy firm has created a new permanent senior role for an offshore wind consultant.Andrew Duncan is set to lead the UK firm’s expansion in offshore wind and increase its foothold in other green offshore energy industries.Mr Duncan has...
Photo call held in Glasgow to highlight the benefits of car-free zones - Scottish News

Car free Glasgow city centre would have huge benefits claims new report

A NEW report supporting the implementation of a car free city center of Glasgow was launched today.The new report "Open for Business - Gaining business support for transforming city centers" was published by Transform...
UK public figures urge the Royal family to take action against climate change - UK and World News

Public figures urge the Royals to take action against climate change

PUBLIC FIGURES are asking the Royals to rewild their estates to fight the climate and nature crisis.A team of the UK’s most famous nature lovers are asking the Queen and Royal Princes to super-charge...
houses - Business News Scotland

Edinburgh construction company announces housing scheme “green technology”

A LEADING property developer has brought forward a housing scheme that is set to be a “green technology” leader.Edinburgh-based Teague Homes (UK) Limited is bringing forward 96 homes on Salamander Place, in phase 6...
Tree - Scottish News

University researchers to support UK greenhouse gas removal projects

Researchers at a university are supporting three of five interdisciplinary projects to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is funding these projects which are supported by the researchers at the...
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...
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...
pollution - Business News Scotland (1)

Pension company is set to divest in firms which fail the climate test, but...

SCOTLAND’S largest local government pension fund will drop investments in fossil fuel firms that fail to act on the climate emergency.The £24 billion Strathclyde Pension Fund, will become one of the first major funds...
nature - Nature News Scotland

Scottish Greens claim species report must be a “wake up call” for governments

A NEW report on how rising temperatures are threatening Scottish species "must be a wake-up call for governments" on the nature emergency, according to the Greens.The report by the WWF is called: ‘Feeling the...
factory - Consumer News Scotland

Big fashion company launches Higg Index Sustainability Profile

A company is delighted to launch a first version of the Higg Index Sustainability Profile, sharing environmental performance scores for materials on selected products across their online stores in Europe and the U.S.Released...
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