Scottish Environment Minister Ross Finnie has stressed the importance of a cleaner, greener Scotland for a thriving economy.
Specialists charged with the safe storage of Britain's nuclear waste have been inspired by ancient Egyptians when looking for ways to ensure vital records are not lost to the sands of time.
Regulations making electro-waste the responsibility of those who profit from its manufacture will not become law in the UK for another ten months.
Scientists comparing the effectiveness of water treatment techniques in removing drugs, hormones and residues from cosmetics from the domestic supply believe ozone beats chlorination and UV processes.
Environmentalists have renewed calls for a curb on the use of
ozone-destroying pesticide methyl bromide in America.
Energy giant Shell has agreed to hold off development of an Irish gas pipeline while it tries to woo the vehemently-opposed communities living alongside the proposed line.
A section of beach near Aberdeen has been sealed off from the public after the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) found abnormally high levels of radioactivity in the sand.
Highstreet names such Tesco, Sainsbury's and Waitrose are among a raft of retailers that have pledged their commitment to reduce their waste.
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