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Rare 15-metre whale spotted off the coast of Scotland

They are very rarely seen by humans and are an endangered species. In early June, tourists on the Scottish island of Lewes from Tiumpan Head Lighthouse spotted the rare seiwhale, also known as the willow whale, swimming nearby in the ocean. These animals were a prime target for whalers until the 1970s and so became […]

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Scottish government urges poultry farmers to strengthen farm biosecurity

The Poultry Site, an international industry resource, reports that the Scottish government has confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza caused by the highly pathogenic subtype of the H5N1 virus. The bird mortality was registered in the Levan region of the eastern Fife district – on a farm where about 14 thousand pheasants and […]

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Scottish startup to develop large electric SUV

Glasgow-based ATAE to launch Munro Mark 1 SUV with full frame construction and permanent four-wheel drive Scottish startup ATAE (All Terrain All Electric) from Glasgow is developing a large electric SUV called the Munro Mark 1, which is due to prototype in 2021. The ATAE Munro Mark 1, which will be based on a classic […]

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Glasgow’s council pledges £10.5m for hydrogen-powered bin lorries

GLASGOW is set to have the largest fleet of hydrogen-powered bin lorries in the world after councillors agreed a £10.5 million funding package. The council will buy 19 hydrogen refuse collection vehicles, using £7m from a climate emergency fund. It is part of plans to push forward the council’s ambition for a fleet of zero-emission […]

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A car graveyard with old Lada found in Scotland. There is almost no rust on them

A half-abandoned dump of old cars, among which there were several copies of the Russian car industry – “Niva” and “Samara” in a semi-disassembled form – was found on the outskirts of the Scottish town of Glasgow As we found out, the old cars belong to the local auto dismantling yard. The Lada found at […]