Edinburgh has been chosen as one of four UK cities to help save declining pollinating insects, in particular bees.
Surfers against Sewage have brought to the public's attention environmental issues on our coastline for over a decade. Recently, they have carried out checks on Scottish beaches and were dismayed with their findings. Thirteen beaches recorded sample failures while four beaches failed outright to reach bathing water standards that are 34 years old.
That slight underplaying of ritual and pomposity is what Scotland does so well, and nowhere better than in Edinburgh.
As part of the celebrations to mark 100 years since the World Mission Conference in Edinburgh 1910, which heralded the beginning of the modern ecumenical movement, the 25 member World Council of Churches Executive Committee is meeting at Carberry Tower from 14-17 September.
There is expected to be a worldwide audience of up to 1 billion people for Pope Benedict XVI's arrival in Edinburgh tomorrow.
Increasing awareness of food miles, the recession, and a broad interest in growing your own vegetables and flowers has meant the City of Edinburgh Council is looking to create more allotment plots.
Garden Designer Steven Hunter, talks about his Sustainble Highland Garden a showcase garden at Gardening Scotland in June (and days earlier at the Chelsea fl
The upcoming visit of the Pope to Scotland added colour to First Minister's Question Time yesterday (9 Sept 2010).
Mahler’s monumental “Symphony of a Thousand” is regarded as his finest composition but is rarely performed because of the vast number of performers involved.
Prince Charles launched his START initiative tour, aimed at encouraging people to lead more sustainable lives, in Scotland yesterday.
The opera tells the story of a successful advertising executive, Harry Joy, who lived on the outskirts of a provincial town in Australia in the 1980s.
Four young men from the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela make up its String Quartet.
An award-winning Edinburgh novelist and Japanese POW camp survivor is the latest author to be commemorated at Makars' Courtyard.
The playwright Guillermo Calderon, born 1971 in Santiago, grew up during the military dictatorship of Pinochet and was a university student when Chile became a democratic country.
An acclaimed Scottish chef is urging schools in the Capital to stir up interest in a competition created to find the next generation of culinary masters.