Pheasant shooting is to be banned on public land in Wales from next year.
Parliament is set to start using compostable cutlery, coffee cups, drinking straws and a range of other items in a bid to rid the estate of single-use plastics.
Views are being sought to help shape a 10-year strategy on the future of Scotland’s forests.
Energy company Cuadrilla has received the final go-ahead from the Government to frack a second exploration well at a site in Lancashire.
The world needs to show the same ambition as it has on climate change to protect global wildlife, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said.
Petitioners against wild kelp dredging are “delighted” after a Holyrood committee voted to ban the practice.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has extended its flood warning scheme, helping more communities better prepare for extreme weather.
An eastern black rhino born and bred in San Diego has been donated to Tanzania as part of an ongoing effort to save the species from extinction.
Autumn will make its presence felt this week as much of the UK faces a spell of wet and windy weather.
The only tree on an island, an elm that travelled the world and a willow from Napoleon Bonaparte’s grave are among the contenders to be named Scotland’s Tree of the Year.
A Holyrood committee could vote to ban the mechanical harvesting of kelp, after more than 10,000 people backed a petition against the practice
Typhoon Mangkhut has lashed the northern Philippines with destructive winds and heavy rain that set off landslides and destroyed homes on Saturday, leaving at least 12 people dead.
At least 12 people have died in the northern Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Mangkhut, mostly in landslides and houses that got pummelled by the storm’s fierce winds and rain.
Scots are being urged to undertake “mini missions” such as leaving the car at home to help fight climate change.
Every food business in a Scottish town is being targeted in a scheme aimed at tackling the problem of so-called fatbergs clogging up drains.
The long and hot summer is leading to an early autumn – and experts say the season’s display of colours could be a short one.
All food service businesses in St Andrews are to receive visits from environmental officials as Scottish Water tries to cut down on the problem of fatbergs.
A water firm has announced plans to step up its fight against so-called fatbergs by putting drains in a Fife town “on a diet” as part of a pilot project.
The change of the seasons has arrived in North Wales as the leaves covering a picturesque tearooms have begun to take on their autumnal shades.
Fungi could help tackle some of the world’s big challenges, such as finding clean fuels and tackling plastic rubbish, experts have said.