Parts of the Amazon previously thought to have been almost uninhabited were actually home to thriving populations of up to a million people, researchers say.
The future of Tayside and Fife’s health and education systems is said to be “under threat” after figures revealed the region’s birth rates have plummeted over the past two decades.
Dundee needs to build a new home nearly every day for the next three decades to cope with population increases, says a think-tank.
A Perthshire politician has warned Perth and Kinross’ projected rising population will put a “significant strain” on the area’s infrastructure and housing.
Sir, - It is a step forward that BBC bosses now at least admit there is a need for a dedicated channel reflecting Scottish culture and how world events effect Scotland.
An international study involving researchers at St Andrews has revealed dolphins are struggling to survive seven years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Immigration to the UK has reached a record level as the inflow of EU citizens hit a historic high.
Scotland's population reached its highest-ever level last year, according to newly-published figures.