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Audio reports from Scotland's Investigative Journalism platform, The Ferret. Find out more at theferret.scot

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Audio reports from Scotland's Investigative Journalism platform, The Ferret. Find out more at theferret.scot

This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

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    Do more to stop wild beavers being shot, NatureScot told

    Do more to stop wild beavers being shot, NatureScot told

    Conservationists have urged https://www.nature.scot/ (NatureScot) to stick to the timetable it set for Scotland’s new policy on wild beavers, to save animals from being shot.
    In our latest podcast, Richard Baynes talks to campaigners, landowners and NatureScot about the challenges and benefits of relocating beavers.


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    • 27 min
    How green is COP26's supermarket sponsor?

    How green is COP26's supermarket sponsor?

    Why is a supermarket sponsoring vital climate talks? And just how green is it?
    The Ferret has reported on the total https://theferret.scot/cop26-sponsors-350m-tonnes-climate-pollution/ (carbon cost ) of the “principle partners” of COP26, which produce a staggering 350m tonnes of carbon a year.
    Now, in this exclusive podcast, we look in more depth at the one of the most high-profile of these, the climate talks’ “https://theferret.scot/cop26-sponsors-350m-tonnes-climate-pollution/ (Principal Supermarket Partner)”, Sainsbury’s.


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    • 20 min
    The Hunterston Hum: A nasty hum sparks fears of what's to come at Clydeport Site

    The Hunterston Hum: A nasty hum sparks fears of what's to come at Clydeport Site

    With COP26 in Glasgow approaching, our podcast will let you hear the hum and more about the impact of potential energy industries on this slice of the Clyde coast.


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    • 19 min
    Strange times: the crisis of nightlife culture in the midst of covid-19

    Strange times: the crisis of nightlife culture in the midst of covid-19

    Scotland's nightlife culture is in crisis. As leading industry figures warn that venues may close with a tsunami of jobs due to Covid-19 restrictions, Ferret journalist Karin Goodwin speaks to DJs, promoters and others working in the nightlife industry about the economic, human and cultural costs. What will survive? And what might re-emerge post pandemic? When might we be able to dance together again? Read more: https://theferret.scot/action-scotland-nightlife-culture-coronavirus/ (https://theferret.scot/action-scotland-nightlife-culture-coronavirus/)

    Music thanks to:

    Soma Records, Avoidant Records, Gaming (for Hobbes Music), R.A.F and James Krautabla Ting

    https://soma-records.bandcamp.com/

    https://hobbesmusicon.bandcamp.com/album/scenes-from-a-deserted-city-lp-digital-download-hm013

    https://avoidantrecords.bandcamp.com/

    Tracks list:

    Slam: 47.40.991

    Gaming: Bruised

    Atonomous: Dialeckt

    R.A.F: Exit Point

    Slam: Strange Dayz

    R.A.F and James Krutabla Ting

    Gaming: Sodium Orange

    • 25 min
    'This doesn’t happen here': young women highlight sexual violence in Shetland

    'This doesn’t happen here': young women highlight sexual violence in Shetland

    When 16-year-old Rhea from Shetland put a call-out on an anonymous social media app asking young women to share their stories of sexual harassment, she was taken aback to receive over 60 in a 24-hour period, detailing experiences from unwanted touching to horrific sexual violence like rape. Journalist Karin Goodwin finds out more. [Content warning: includes stories of sexual violence].

    • 12 min
    Scottish Land fund needs scrutiny, say campaigners

    Scottish Land fund needs scrutiny, say campaigners

    The Scottish Land Fund, set up to help community buyouts in the wake of the land reform movement, has become mainly a buildings fund and is heavily skewed towards a few local authority areas.

    Journalist Richard Baynes finds that substantial sums from the fund have helped communities buy assets already in public ownership – using Government cash to buy property the Government or community already owns.

    • 27 min

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