City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Hopes High For Two Scottish Wildcat Kittens

Highland Tiger - Wildcat in Highland Wildlife Park

A bit of good news from up North, after the pregnancy saga of Edinburgh Zoo's guest VIP (Very Important Panda) Tian Tian ended in disappointment last week.

Grants For Being Green in the Community

Compost waste

Council funds of up to £2,500 are being made available for green initiatives in the local community through Waste Action Grants.

Bill McKibben, Fossil Free Europe Tour

Acclaimed author, activist, and co-founder of the international climate campaign 350.org – Bill McKibben – comes to Edinburgh as part of his Fossil Free Europe Tour.

Edinburgh University Talk: The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability

Dr Michael Shaver, Chancellor's Fellow in the School of Chemistry at Edinburgh University, presents "The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability".

Edinburgh Zoo Centenary Day

Edinburgh Zoo opened on this day in 1913. It was a very different place then. To mark the event the zoo is hosting a variety special events and prize giveaways throughout the day.

Floral Clock Marks 100th Centenary of Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo Floral Clock

A team of gardeners, using 40,000 plants, took two months to create this year's animal themed floral clock marking the 100th anniversary of

Edinburgh Parks and Green Spaces Mapped By Innertube

"Greenspaces" Innertube Map

A third version of Edinburgh’s popular Innertube map, that highlights Edinburgh parks and green spaces, has been launched in time for the E

North Queensferry beach: marine charity needs volunteer helpers for cleanup

Port Laing beach, North Queensferry will be getting spruced up for summer as part of Beachwatch, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) beach clean and litter survey on Sunday 30th June which aims t

EIFF Retrospectives: Richard Fleischer and Jean Grémillon

Long before NASA scientist James Hansen brought the spectre of climate change to the mainstream with

Public Lecture: Exploring Mars: Water, Climate, Environments and the search for life.

A talk by Dr Victoria Hipkin from the Canadian Space Agency Exploring Mars: Water, Climate, Environments and the search for life.