New laser scanning technology is being used to “weigh” trees, in a project which could help more accurately assess the role forests can play in tackling climate change.
Environmental compliance by Scottish businesses is the best in six years, new statistics show.
A fisherman can claim compensation over the “severe” impact on his business caused by the Environment Agency drastically cutting the number of salmon he can catch using an ancient fishing technique.
Dozens of senior Tories including Environment Secretary Michael Gove have promised to cut down on their plastic use for Lent in the latest sign of the party’s bid to burnish its green credentials.
No further action will be taken by Angus Council in the wake of a tree felling saga in Monikie.
Council chiefs have said Perth and Kinross will lead by example by working to outlaw plastic straws and other non-recyclable items.
Lightning may strike less often in future as the planet warms, a scientific study suggests.
A disabled youngster was taken on a pony-drawn chariot ride along Broughty Ferry beach as part of a continuing mission to open up the outdoors to wheelchair users.
Aberdour has become Fife's first village to go plastic straw-free thanks to two environmentally conscious local youngsters.
Thousands of cars have been abandoned in Fife fuelling fears the region’s roads are becoming a junkyard.