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Highland Council leader makes climate change pledge

Highland Council leader makes climate change pledge

Highland Council leader makes climate change pledge

Continued work to improve active travel routes in Inverness is part of a programme in the Highlands to tackle the climate and ecological emergency.


Funding for Cromarty 'free port' boosted by support from Hitrans

Funding for Cromarty 'free port' boosted by support from Hitrans

Funding for Cromarty 'free port' boosted by support from Hitrans

The transport partnership has an interest in the potential of the Cromarty Firth.


Scourie pupils learn how to deal with environmental invaders

Scourie pupils learn how to deal with environmental invaders

Scourie pupils learn how to deal with environmental invaders

The children set up a wildlife camera and mink raft in a bid to monitor potential mink activity in Scourie.


Orca Watch ends with amazing sightings off north coast

Orca Watch ends with amazing sightings off north coast

Orca Watch ends with amazing sightings off north coast

PICTURES: Killer whale fans feared they would draw a blank during Orca Watch as thick fog descended – but they were rewarded for their perseverance.


PICTURES: Scottish SPCA shares heartbreaking pictures of how litter affects wildlife

PICTURES: Scottish SPCA shares heartbreaking pictures of how litter affects wildlife

PICTURES: Scottish SPCA shares heartbreaking pictures of how litter affects wildlife

Scotland's animal welfare charity urges dog walkers to pick up two items of litter when out and about on their daily strolls.


Beach clean group’s shock at extent of Ministry of Defence debris

Beach clean group’s shock at extent of Ministry of Defence debris

Beach clean group’s shock at extent of Ministry of Defence debris

More than 670 lbs of plastic rubbish - mainly old military flares - have been collected by dedicated environmentalists.


PICTURES: Activists from Extinction Rebellion protest in Invergordon against fossil fuels

PICTURES: Activists from Extinction Rebellion protest in Invergordon against fossil fuels

PICTURES: Activists from Extinction Rebellion protest in Invergordon against fossil fuels

Protesters have been raising the issue of fossil fuels at a climate challenge campaign in Invergordon.


Volunteers wanted in Caithness and north Sutherland for Shorewatch citizen science project

Volunteers wanted in Caithness and north Sutherland for Shorewatch citizen science project

Volunteers wanted in Caithness and north Sutherland for Shorewatch citizen science project

Volunteers are being sought for a citizen science project which involves keeping a lookout for whales and dolphins off the north coast.


Timespan one of three north organisations to jointly form COP26 'climate beacon'

Timespan one of three north organisations to jointly form COP26 'climate beacon'

Timespan one of three north organisations to jointly form COP26 'climate beacon'

Three organisations in Caithness and east Sutherland are joining forces to help shine a light on climate issues ahead of this year's COP26 summit.


Survey works begin on Sutherland Space Hub site

Survey works begin on Sutherland Space Hub site

Survey works begin on Sutherland Space Hub site

A specialist survey to inform the final design and construction of the proposed £17.3 million satellite launch site in Sutherland has begun.


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