A record number of people took part in an annual birdwatching survey during lockdown earlier this year, the RSPB has said.
A seal has taken full advantage of recent changes to the "stay at home" message by making a trip from the sea to Riverside Drive in Aberdeen.
Projects to transform an ex-golf course for nature, rewild a village and restore Ice Age “ghost” ponds are among schemes being launched to boost wildlife.
Last year was a good year for UK butterflies, experts have said – but warned that long-term declines of wildlife mean the view of what is “good” is shifting.
The winners of the 2020 Scottish Nature Photography Awards have been revealed - with landscapes and wildlife in the north, north-east and islands scooping much of the success.
Several new species of bees has been recorded for the first time at a Highland Perthshire nature reserve.
Scientists have created a model of an early human embryo from skin cells, a discovery which they say will revolutionise research into the causes of early miscarriage, infertility and early human development.
Sir David Attenborough has written a letter to a four-year-old boy to reassure him that the human race need not become extinct if “we look after our planet properly”.
Rewilding “marginal” land boosts jobs and volunteering opportunities while helping nature and allowing food production to continue, research shows.
Leading environmental charities have said that backing their plan for nature’s recovery could create up to 7,000 new jobs in Scotland.
Honeybees are not only good at producing the sweet stuff from nectar but are also mini-maths geniuses, new research suggests.
A conservation charity is telling people “nature needs you” as it launches a campaign to raise funds to protect the country’s threatened wildlife and natural habitats.
More than three-quarters of Scots support rewilding in Scotland, according to new study.
The Prince of Wales has expressed his affection for the “inquisitive and delightful” character of the red squirrel as he praised the volunteers fighting for the creature’s survival.
Police are hunting for a rare whale skull removed from a Scottish beach.
Aberdeen residents are being reminded to cut back hedges, trees and shrubbery from pavements and roads.
Mountain trails across Scotland have been significantly eroded as a result of social distancing between hillwalkers, according to the National Trust for Scotland.
An Aberdeen photographer has captured some lovely images of a mother duck taking her ducklings for a journey down the River Don.
Sir David Attenborough has warned of “imminent” danger to the natural world as he prepares to set out his “vision” for the future in a new book.
Boat operators in Northern Ireland say they were “stunned” to film killer whales in Strangford Lough.
Captain Tom Moore wowed the nation earlier this month after his extraordinary effort of walking 100 miles around his garden helped to raise £29 million for the NHS.
Microplastics pollution is causing disruption and behavioural changes among hermit crab populations, researchers have claimed.
An aquarium is set to present a virtual feeding of their fish during lockdown.
Scientists have discovered a new species of bird-like dinosaur from a skull trapped in amber.
It appears cuttlefish, like humans, have strong food preferences.
Sometimes a strong chimp matriarch makes staying at home look like a better option than moving out.
A 44,000-year-old cave painting discovered in Indonesia is believed to be the earliest known hunting scene to be uncovered.
Evidence of a giant planet orbiting a dead white dwarf star has been found for the first time.
The discovery of a 3.8 million-year-old skull is a “game changer” in the understanding of human evolution, scientists say.
Tens of thousands have shared messages of congratulations to celebrate Sir David Attenborough’s birthday.