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The Scottish Government has upped its target for the amount of electricity produced from renewable sources. It used to be 50% by 2020, now it’s 80%. Does that make it inevitable that more and more wind turbines will be appearing all over Scotland?
We look at the latest developments in the wild camping debate from the Pentlands and Loch Lomond.
(Image shows Sallochy Bay on the East Side of Loch Lomond, where there are plans to develop a managed 'informal' camp site.)
An animal sanctuary in Aberdeenshire could be forced to shut its doors because of the high cost of hay and people not donating when times are tight. We visit the animals facing an uncertain future.
An Out of Doors listener suggested we explore the sport of cyclocross, so we find out what it is and give it a go.
(Image shows Steve Boyd, who taught the team.)
We meet the woman taking the ultimate revenge on midges – by turning them into bird food!
We visit Macduff Marine Aquarium to meet the sharks and newborns soon to be released into the Moray Firth.
(Image shows young rays.)
Shark egg sacks
Shark egg sacks in the nursery tank at Macduff Marine Aquarium.
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