Master’s students from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture at Robert Gordon University who are working with islanders from South Uist to map out a sustainable future for the island have identified social housing as a key priority.
The Scottish Government has launched a new £10 million fund to restore nature and tackle biodiversity loss. The Nature Restoration Fund will support a mix of urban and rural-focussed projects aimed at tackling the causes of biodiversity loss and climate change.
A new study is being carried out into more environmentally friendly methods for laying housing foundations on peatland that could pave the way for increased economic development in parts of the Highlands and Islands, while mitigating disruption to the natural ecosystem and captured carbon dioxide.
Community groups, charities and NGOs are being encouraged to apply for a new £200,000 fund to support Scotland’s green recovery, launched by NatureScot. The NatureScot Better Places Green Recovery Fund will help to identify the local impacts and opportunities of visitor management at nat