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University of the Highlands and Islands experts to speak at COP26

University of the Highlands and Islands experts to speak at COP26

University of the Highlands and Islands experts to speak at COP26

27 October 2021

Experts from the University of the Highlands and Islands will be travelling to Glasgow to speak at the UN Climate Change Conference


Naming competition for new hydroelectric generator

Naming competition for new hydroelectric generator

Naming competition for new hydroelectric generator

27 October 2021

Highland Council is inviting youngsters to name a new hydroelectric generator and interactive visitor experience on the River Ness.


Dalwhinnie and Cragganmore whisky distilleries achieve world first

Dalwhinnie and Cragganmore whisky distilleries achieve world first

Dalwhinnie and Cragganmore whisky distilleries achieve world first

26 October 2021

Accolade comes after some Speyside distilleries had to halt whisky production in 2018 when heatwave caused them to run out of water


Highlands MSP calls for increase in land regulations to stem rise of 'green lairds'

Highlands MSP calls for increase in land regulations to stem rise of 'green lairds'

Highlands MSP calls for increase in land regulations to stem rise of 'green lairds'

01 October 2021

Holyrood told 'commodification of the climate emergency is stimulating private land grabbing'


Cairngorms to feature in a new TV series in all their snowy glory

Cairngorms to feature in a new TV series in all their snowy glory

Cairngorms to feature in a new TV series in all their snowy glory

29 September 2021

Duo from cult hit show are going 'Roaming in the Wild'


Concerns over vast areas of land being snapped up in Cairngorms National Park for carbon off-setting

Concerns over vast areas of land being snapped up in Cairngorms National Park for carbon off-setting

Concerns over vast areas of land being snapped up in Cairngorms National Park for carbon off-setting

18 September 2021

Fears expressed by board member of mini latter day Highland Clearances if park authority does not grasp issue


Trust shares more details on carbon off-setting plans in Cairngorms National Park

Trust shares more details on carbon off-setting plans in Cairngorms National Park

Trust shares more details on carbon off-setting plans in Cairngorms National Park

18 September 2021

Aim is to restore woodland and peatland over 1,440 hectares involving planting more than 1.5 million trees


Scotland's rewilding champion motivated by woodlands award success

Scotland's rewilding champion motivated by woodlands award success

Scotland's rewilding champion motivated by woodlands award success

17 September 2021

Billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen delighted with new native woodland win for Killiehuntly holding


Litterbugs branded 'very revolting people' by Cairngorms National Park senior figure

Litterbugs branded 'very revolting people' by Cairngorms National Park senior figure

Litterbugs branded 'very revolting people' by Cairngorms National Park senior figure

17 September 2021

'It really is very depressing'


Cairngorms National Park Authority and Cairngorms Business Partnership commit to global climate change initiative, Tourism Declares

Cairngorms National Park Authority and Cairngorms Business Partnership commit to global climate change initiative, Tourism Declares

Cairngorms National Park Authority and Cairngorms Business Partnership commit to global climate change initiative, Tourism Declares

14 September 2021

The two organisations have signed up to take action.


Electric vans to help Scottish Water's drive to zero emissions

Electric vans to help Scottish Water's drive to zero emissions

Electric vans to help Scottish Water's drive to zero emissions

13 September 2021

Diesel-powered vans which are coming to the end of their work cycle are now being replaced by EVs


Grantown-on-Spey becomes Greentown for the day and hopefully future

Grantown-on-Spey becomes Greentown for the day and hopefully future

Grantown-on-Spey becomes Greentown for the day and hopefully future

10 September 2021

Petition signed urging politicians to take meaningful actions as part of COP26


Campaigners urge Highland Council to divest from fossil fuel and armaments funds

Campaigners urge Highland Council to divest from fossil fuel and armaments funds

Campaigners urge Highland Council to divest from fossil fuel and armaments funds

09 September 2021

Groups turned out in support of a motion by Badenoch and Strathspey councillor Pippa Hadley and colleague


Shortage of peatland workers leading to delay in restoration works in Cairngorms

Shortage of peatland workers leading to delay in restoration works in Cairngorms

Shortage of peatland workers leading to delay in restoration works in Cairngorms

03 September 2021

Covid and Brexit also blamed by national park chief for creating the problem


New shock report finds River Spey is shrinking fast

New shock report finds River Spey is shrinking fast

New shock report finds River Spey is shrinking fast

02 September 2021

Spey Fishery Board calls for water in Spey tributaries to be restored as the impacts of hydro-electricity water diversions are made clear.


More peatlands restoration works lodged for by Kingussie and Tomatin

More peatlands restoration works lodged for by Kingussie and Tomatin

More peatlands restoration works lodged for by Kingussie and Tomatin

28 August 2021

Two moors have plans to restore peat and prevent release of carbon and other global warming gases


Peatland restoration works starting to come through planning system in Badenoch and Strathspey

Peatland restoration works starting to come through planning system in Badenoch and Strathspey

Peatland restoration works starting to come through planning system in Badenoch and Strathspey

21 August 2021

Change in Scottish planning policy has resulted in a raft of applications in recent weeks


Controlled burning is ‘shielding’ moorland from rising temperatures

Controlled burning is ‘shielding’ moorland from rising temperatures

Controlled burning is ‘shielding’ moorland from rising temperatures

11 August 2021

Concerns over changes to legislation raised by the BASC.


Fund for coastal communities opens for applications today

Fund for coastal communities opens for applications today

Fund for coastal communities opens for applications today

09 August 2021

A fund designed to support local regeneration and sustainable development around Scotland’s coast has opened for a second round of applications.


During water scarcity council supporting users with private water supplies

During water scarcity council supporting users with private water supplies

During water scarcity council supporting users with private water supplies

05 August 2021

Highland Council's Environmental Health Team is advising users of private water supplies to take preventative steps to preserve their drinking water.


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