Rural and Environment
10th January 2022 by admin
Statement from Rural Affairs Secretary Mairi Gougeon on the extension of the Pig Producers’ Hardship Support Scheme
16th December 2021 by Mairi McAllan MSP
Environment Minister Mairi McAllan blogs about a world-first introduction of legislation to help Scotland tackle climate change
8th November 2021 by Mairi McAllan MSP
Ahead of COP26, I was privileged to go on a Virtual Visit to the village of Mangamba, to meet with the amazing people who participated in Scottish Government funded Climate Challenge Programme Malawi (CCPM). On that day the people of Mangamba spoke with urgency about the climate crisis – relaying how climate change had already...
18th October 2021 by Mairi Gougeon MSP
Honey bees are part of both our Scottish agricultural landscape and our environment. As well as the production of honey and bee hive products, they play a significant role in the pollination of food crops and wild flora. As part of the environmental crisis, insect populations, including wild honey bees have been in decline across...
19th September 2021 by Michael Matheson
Net Zero Secretary Michael Matheson reflects on Scotland's Climate Week 2021
30th August 2021 by Mairi Gougeon MSP
Statement from Rural Affairs Secretary Mairi Gougeon on animal licensing regulations to come in to force from 1st September
17th June 2021 by Mairi McAllan MSP
Short quote from Environment Minister welcoming Clean Air Day 2021.
16th June 2021 by Michael Matheson
Net Zero Secretary Michael Matheson blogs about the Climate Change Committee's risk assessment reports, published today, and our approach to building climate resilience in Scotland
6th June 2021 by Richard Lochhead
First person piece by Richard Lochhead on Scotland's journey to achieving net zero emissions
24th March 2021 by Roseanna Cunningham
Looking back on her time as Scotland's first Cabinet Secretary for Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham reflects on the progress made to progress land reform across the country