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The Great Wind Debate

4 wind farms proposed on the East coast of Scotland

In Scotland over the last few weeks there has been a fair amount of controversy over four wind farms due to be constructed on the East coast of Scotland. These wind farms were initially approved, then were put on hold after the RSPB appealed, but have now been cleared to proceed once again after a recent court ruling.

Hunting with dogs still a problem in Scotland

The Scottish government has recently published its 2013-2014 report on wildlife crime  (yes, it took them 8 months to write that). The report had some interesting findings, most importantly that wildlife crime has dropped by 20%. Now, whilst this is a success, you have… Continue Reading “Hunting with dogs still a problem in Scotland”

Burning the land and boiling the sea

Recently it was announced that licenses have been granted for underground coal gasification projects in the Firth of Forth along with 15 others in the UK. The laws surrounding both are different due to the Scottish Government having their own environmental policies. Essentially the… Continue Reading “Burning the land and boiling the sea”

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