The Scottish Government have launched a consultation about how Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) will contribute to the vision of marine environment being clean, healthy, safe, productive, diverse and managed to meet the long term needs of nature and people.
Specialist advice on animal welfare can help keep your livestock in good health and make your farm practices work for you.
Scotland’s NHS has become the first national health service in the United Kingdom to stop using an anaesthetic which has a high global warming potential.
Desflurane, used as an anaesthetic during surgery, has a global warming potential 2,500 times greater than carbon dioxide.
The Scottish Rural and Islands Transport Community (SRITC) are seeking to build a community that works together to address the many transport challenges facing rural and islands communities.
14 projects across the UK have been awarded £250,000 by The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) through their “Supporting Rural Communities” grants programme, supporting over 17,000 people in the British countryside.
The Scottish Government are seeking views on a proposed target relating to the combined supply of thermal energy through heat networks in Scotland in 2035.
Scotland’s public sector is leading the way in using the purchase of goods and services to help people and communities.
A status review of the Scottish Governments Blue Economy Vision has just been published. The document considers how progress can be tracked, determines if significant and lasting change is occurring, and whether the Blue Economy approach is working.