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The Scottish government has granted consent for the world’s largest floating offshore windfarm to be developed off the coast of Peterhead.

Offshore wind farms could pose a more serious threat to Scotland's globally important gannet population than previously thought, scientists claim.

Northern peatlands have been accumulating organic matter since the start of the Holocene, and are now a substantial store of terrestrial carbon. However, their current status as carbon sinks is less clear, because of the possible effects of climate change, air pollution, grazing and drainage etc., and the difficulties of accurate measurement with suitable time resolution. Such measurements are particularly lacking in the UK.

Dental caries is one of the most common diseases of childhood. The aim of this study was to compare the cost of providing the Scotland-wide nursery toothbrushing programme with associated National Health Service (NHS) cost savings from improvements in the dental health of five-year-old children: through avoided dental extractions, fillings and potential treatments for decay.

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Sixty electric cars took part in a rally between Stirling and Glasgow over the weekend to celebrate the launch of a new electric vehicle (EV) subsidy.

The party leaders have promised their manifestos will be consistent with Scotland's Climate Change Act

Germany has reportedly begun taking steps towards banning the use of all genetically modified crops.

The report says less should be spent on projects that increase energy use - which could include roads

New figures have revealed the massive amount of small-scale renewable projects deployed in Scotland, but industry figures warned that further development could be crippled by recent subsidy cuts.

Nearly 30 organisations sign open letter accusing Scottish environment secretary of taking political decision not based on scientific evidence