City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Wildlife


25th Edinburgh International Science Festival Looks Into The Future

Ugly Animal Preservation Society

The Edinburgh International Science Festival marks 25 years, from 23rd March, with two weeks of events that look forward to the next 25 y

Film of the Week: Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice - a descent into the ice pit

In 2007, National Geographic photographer James Balog set out to capture man-made global warming in action.

Pandas Mark One Year Anniversary in Edinburgh

Tian Tian eats cake

Edinburgh Zoo's pair of giant pandas, Tian Tian (Sweetie) and Yuang Guang (Sunshine), have lived up to their billing as star attractions a year after their arrival in the capital.

LCV Ceilidh

Our ceilidh is always a fantastic night, and this year the band 'Hud Yer Wheesht' are at the helm.

Film of the Week: Surviving Progress

Surviving Progress promo

Surviving Progress, a Canadian documentary by Mathieu Roy and Harold Crooks (who will be attending the Filmhouse screening), provides a series of thought-provoking interviews with leading thinkers

Carnivore and Giant Panda Talk at Edinburgh Zoo

Join us on Thursday 27 September 2012 for our Carnivore and Panda Talk.

Wojtek the Bear Review

Sue Muir, James Sutherland (Wojtek) and John McColl in Wojtek the bear

For those of a certain generation and set of experiences, both in Edinburgh and beyond, Wojtek the ‘Polish’ bear evokes particular memories.

Video: Greenpeace Hits Shell Petrol Stations

Yesterday, Greenpeace activists said that they successfully shut down 77 Shell petrol stations ("some more than once") in Edinburgh and London in protest at Shell's plans to drill in the ecologically fragile Arctic. 

Top Wildlife Photography Show Opens at Botanic Garden

Pine Marten

A new exhibition of nature photographs by 20 top British photographers is now on show at the Royal Botanic Garden.

Egg Thief Sentenced in Inverness

A tip-off by an alert resident on the isle of Rum National Nature Reserve (NNR) helped catch egg thief Matthew Gonshaw.