Analysis: If tree-planting can save the planet and Scotland can help, how do we get the land to make it happen?
A new report has calculated the enormous potential for tree-planting to absorb carbon emissions globally, and Scotland is one country with significant under-utilised capacity – but is our current concentrated land ownership a barrier to reforestation?
A REPORT in the Science journal has for the first time calculated and mapped out the number of trees which can be planted across the world without encroaching on farm land and urban areas.
New campaign to reform grouse moors aims to change the face of Scotland
The Revive Coalition will mark its launch with a flagship report recommending the illegal persecution of raptors be classified as a “serious crime”
A NEW CAMPAIGN aiming to effect radical change on Scotland’s grouse moors will launch in Edinburgh today [6 October], accompanied by the publication of a flagship report recommending measures to challenge the intensive land management of Scottish uplands.
Demonstration against private developers in Loch Lomond aims to rally support for public ownership
The Save Loch Lomond campaign hopes to raise public awareness of a proposed tourist resort that has been described as a “land grab”
PROTESTORS against a proposed tourist resort at Loch Lomond will rally this weekend to raise public awareness of the threat to one of Scotland’s most iconic natural vistas.
Robin Clunie: How to use Scotland's land to create a brand new people's welfare
Architect Robin Clunie outlines how Scotland could look after everyone in society by taking control of its own land
THE essential points of this idea are that, with a straightforward amendment of the laws in land ownership, all land except that immediately attached to a residence is taken into the people's ownership in perpetuity.
Emails published showing 'at least' 21 beavers shot, some suffering slow painful deaths
21 beavers shot since 2010 - but experts warn the figure is only 'tip of the iceberg'
LANDOWNERS and farmers have been killing beavers with low-calibre guns and lead shot, causing slow painful deaths and starvation of young beavers, a report has shown.