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Edinburgh News: environment


Hermitage Demonstration Garden Will Be Hands On

Hermitage Wildlife Garden Ground Breaking Ceremony

Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Nature Reserve is already a popular beauty spot with a variety of striking landscapes: mature broadleaved woodland, a wildflower meadow, a wetland spot, a good-sized pond, a disused quarry, and a river, the Braid Burn, that flows through the reserve.

Will Edinburgh Win Bid For Green Bank?

Edinburgh Castle from Calton Hill

The team bidding to make Edinburgh home of the UK's new Green Investment Bank made a final push to secure the bank for the city today.

Edinburgh's Parks Win Gold COSLA Award

Princes Street Gardens West

The quality of Edinburgh’s parks and greenspaces has been recognised with a gold award at last night’s COSLA Excellence Awards.

Council's £26m Budget "Boost" Targets Children and Vulnerable

Edinburgh City Chambers

The Lib Dem/SNP coalition announced that the passage of the Council's budget yesterday will see "a massive boost" of £26m investment in priority areas such as children and the most

Edinburgh Pledges To Go For Gold on Sustainable Wood

Edinburgh City Council is the first Scottish local authority to make the World Wildlife Fund’s Gold Pledge on forest products procurement.

Video: Edible Garden Project at RGBE

With food security and food miles increasingly on people's minds, and lengthy allotment waiting lists, the Edib

Botanics To Launch Scotland's First Festival of Science and Food

Neil Forbes, chef

The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh (RGBE) has announced that is launching a new foodie festival this Spring - Science on a Plate.

Salmond Invites Energy Innovators to Edinburgh

First Minister Alex Salmond has invited some of the world's top energy innovators at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi to come to Scot

Edinburgh Trams Huge Damage to the Environment

The reports that the hugely unpopular Edinburgh trams project has caused the City Council to cut down some

Royal Highland Show Voted Top Agricultural Show in UK

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The Royal Highland Show has been voted the top show in the UK by readers of a national farming magazine.

Local Success Story Kicks Off Year of Co-operatives in Scotland

Dusk in the Pentlands

A special event at Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative on Thursday marks the UN's International Year of Co-operatives in Scotland on Thursday.