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End Grotesque Chick Eating Contest - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: gannets, chicks, cruelty, killing, eating contest, Scotland, UK, animals, animals )

- 216 days ago -
Last winter, the first annual world gannet chick-eating contest was held in Scotland's Western Isles. This grotesque event involves the slaughter of baby gannets, an iconic seabird held in high esteem by locals.
Scotland's First Bee Reserve
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, bees, environment, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, protection, wildlife, scotland, uk, reserve )

- 221 days ago -
The UK's first honey bee reserve has been created in Scotland. From 1st January 2014 it has become an offence to keep any other species of honey bee on the Hebridean islands of Colonsay and Oronsay apart from the black bee (Apis mellifera mellifera).
End Loch Lomond Goat Cull Immediately !! Please Read & Sign !!
Animals  (tags: goat, scotland, cull, wildlife, killed, habitat, environment, politics, ethics, conservation, habitat )

- 223 days ago -
RSPB Scotland has resumed a controversial cull of feral goats on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond. Twenty goats are due to be shot this year. The local community council and the British Feral Goat Research Group believe the remaining population may be...
Four New Sea Creature Species Found
Animals  (tags: wildlife, good news, discovery, 4 new species, sea creatures, Scotland )

- 233 days ago -
Scientists have hailed the "incredible" discovery of four new species of sea creature in deep ocean waters off the coast of Scotland.
Support Scotland for Animals
Animals  (tags: ethics, government, news, scotland, UK, protection, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, killing, slaughter, death )

- 445 days ago -
Scotland for Animals are conducting a campaign to get CCTV into all abattoirs in Scotland by law - and we need your help. It'll only take a minute of your time but will make a big difference to the 900 million animals slaughtered in abattoirs every year.
Tell Scotland to Include Whales and Dolphins in Protection! SIGN!
Animals  (tags: animals, dolphins, whales, Scotland, protection, wildlife, suffering, animalcruelty, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare )

- 883 days ago -
Scotland will be deciding in May if whales and dolphins will be protected in a marine reserve. Marine Protected Areas should protect all vunerable and endangered populations.
Scottish Wildcats 'Not Wild' About Snow, Says SNH Report
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildcats, Scotland, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 961 days ago -
Scientists suspect Scottish wildcats may have trouble crossing deep snow, as camera traps captured no images of the animals after heavy snowfalls.
Pure-Bred Scottish Wildcat Hopes on Male Cat Fluffy
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildcats, Scotland, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1052 days ago -
A wildcat that was hand-reared after being abandoned as a young kitten could play a part in raising more pure-bred members of the endangered species.
ACTION ALERT: Please Protest Extremely Cruel Guga Hunt! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: scotland, barbaric cruelty, guga birds, beaten to death, horrendous cruelty, protest )

- 1090 days ago -
Each August two thousand gannet chicks, known as gugas, are beaten to death on Sula Sgier by hunters from Ness, on the Isle of Lewis, in order to be eaten. Responsibility for licensing the hunt has this year been transferred.
Queen Guitarist Brian May Advocates to Ban Golfer Who Beat Tame Fox With Club
Animals  (tags: tame fox, golf club, scotland, vicious brutal attack, donald forbes, brian may, lifetime ban, animal cruelty )

- 1124 days ago -
- Queen guitarist Brian May has joined with other animal advocates to call for a lifetime ban of Donald Forbes, 55 who beat a fox with his golf club because the animal stole a chocolate wafer from the man's golf bag. Humane advocates want Forbes
Farewell Mercedes, You Very Special Bear
Animals  (tags: sadness, grief, scotland, polar bear, death, mercedes, illness )

- 1221 days ago -
MERCEDES, the much-loved polar bear who was the undisputed queen of the Highland Wildlife Park, was put to sleep yesterday morning at the grand old age of 30. Born in the wild in northern Canada, Mercedes lived for 25 years at Edinburgh Zoo before being
Sea Eagle Numbers Reach New Levels in Scotland
Animals  (tags: scotland, wildlife, birds of prey, sea eagle, surviving, numbers rising, populations, breeding )

- 1381 days ago -
2010 has proved a record-breaking year for the UK's largest bird of the prey, the white-tailed sea eagle. Not only has the Scottish population passed the 50 breeding pairs milestone, the species has also produced more young per pair than in any other
'Blood Still on the Wire' VIDEO Exposes Grim Reality of Snaring in Scotland
Animals  (tags: wildlife, killing, death, snaring, scotland, killed, hunting, humans, ethics )

- 1467 days ago -
Our film which is also accompanied by a report, documents how the recently introduced Snaring (Scotland) Order 2010 has done very little to eradicate the threat snares pose to the welfare of animals. GRAPHIC VIDEO
Female Osprey Raised 48 Chicks
Animals  (tags: UK, Osprey, Lady, Scotland, Birds of prey )

Robert Ne
- 1514 days ago -
A wild osprey in the the UK that has lived three times longer than the average lifespan for the species, and has also raised 48 osprey chicks over the course of her life, has made an amazing recovery after seeming to be close to death last week.
Risso's Dolphins Seen of the North of Scotland
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dolphins, Scotland, sightings, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1534 days ago -
This lovely image of a couple of Risso's dolphins was sent in by Colin and Natalie Morrison. They saw the dolphins about a mile offshore from Durness in the very far north of Scotland.

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