Opinion: Scotland Needs to Establish New National Parks in order to Protect and Restore Nature

A new consultation published by the Scottish Government is encouraging individuals to share their thoughts on the creation of Scotland’s first new National Park in almost 20 years. The last National Park to be officially established in Scotland was Cairngorms … Continue reading Opinion: Scotland Needs to Establish New National Parks in order to Protect and Restore Nature

Tyre Extinguishers on the move; Crimes committed in the name of Climate Justice

By Aditya Soyanke   The streets of London were once again moved by the new-age self-proclaimed warriors of climate change who took the law into their own hands by resorting to the act of vandalism. A Group which goes by the name of “Tyre Extinguishers” (abbreviated to TE henceforth) has started to target the SUVs in the city by deflating the tyres of the motor vehicles. SUVs are known for their luxurious style, with most of these supporting features with off-roading capabilities. These cars consume more energy and have become the second-largest contributor of CO2 emissions worldwide, leading to wider problems … Continue reading Tyre Extinguishers on the move; Crimes committed in the name of Climate Justice

Top 3 lush green outings in Glasgow

By Aditya Soyanke “People make Glasgow Greener” – this tagline by the city council of the city of Glasgow speaks for the cities interest in maintaining its parks and gardens. Spring is here and the best way to enjoy the fleeting warmth we get is to go outdoors and bask in sunlight. What better way to enjoy the weather than to visit the lush greens of the city. Glasgow is famous for the balance of modern architecture and the environment conscious green spaces maintained throughout the town. There are a number of famous parks around the city for a lazy stroll … Continue reading Top 3 lush green outings in Glasgow

Yorkhill Green Spaces, Winner of Various Awards in the Green Environment Field

A group of volunteers have been striving for several years at Yorkhill Green Spaces, and the result was the winner of 1st prize in the Nature Scot Pollinator Friendly Award as well as the Green Flag Award for Overnewton Park. Fiona MacLeod, Chair of Yorkhill Green Spaces, tells the story of this park. Continue reading Yorkhill Green Spaces, Winner of Various Awards in the Green Environment Field