Browsing: Environment

Legislation to Improve Protection for Wildlife Scotland’s wildlife will benefit from increased protection thanks to a new law passed by the Scottish Parliament. The Wildlife Management…

What Does it Mean? Scotland stands at the forefront of renewable energy, having achieved the incredible milestone of generating more than 100% of Scotland’s electricity demand for first…

Sale & Supply Legislation Published A ban on the sale and supply of single-use vapes in Scotland is due to come into effect on 1 April…

Funding Farming to Help Tackle Climate Change More than £7 million has been awarded to 517 rural businesses in 2023 from the Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS). …

Sector Delivered More Electricity Than Scotland Used Renewable technologies generated the equivalent of 113% of Scotland’s overall electricity consumption in 2022, new statistics show. This is…

Views Sought on Circular Economy Transition Proposals to increase reuse and recycling and cut waste are being put forward as part of a consultation. Reducing single-use…

Enabling Sustainable Measures for Deer Management Protecting and enhancing nature and improving animal welfare are the key aims of proposed changes to deer management legislation. It…

Supporting industry and communities. The marine environment could be better protected and new green jobs could be generated to help create stronger local economies and vibrant…