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Valuing the impacts of ecosystem service interactions for policy effectiveness (Research Page)

This project was conducted as part of the Valuing Nature Network funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). It brought together a team of soil scientists, ecologists, modellers and economists. The aim was to develo ... Read more

Payment for water ecosystem services (Research Page)

Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) schemes are attracting increasing interest as policy mechanisms to improve conservation and achieve sustainable development outcomes. At the James Hutton Institute we are investigating the use ... Read more

Cost-effectiveness, disproportionality analysis and multiple benefits of the EU Water Framework Directive (Research Page)

The Water Framework Directive (WFD) aims to deliver good ecological status (GES) for Europe’s waters. It includes economic principles, such as the use of cost-effectiveness analysis of measures to achieve GES and of derogati ... Read more

Exploring ways for the application of ecosystem services approaches at the catchment level (Research Page)

Co-construction of a common understanding between scientist, practitioners, land managers and other stakeholders brings knowledge from different disciplines and stakeholders that is crucial for a better understanding of the linkag ... Read more

Professor Robbie Waugh elected RSE Fellow (News)

Leading crop geneticist Professor Robbie Waugh of the James Hutton Institute and University of Dundee has received the honour of being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) has a ... Read more

Woody debris and freshwater invertebrates (Event)

Kerry Mackay of the University of Aberdeen will deliver this seminar "Woody debris and freshwater invertebrates" as part of the Aberdeen Entomological Club series. It will focus on the effects of woody debris in streams ... Read more

Who is your 2013 Nature of Scotland champion? (News)

There is only a short time left to nominate your nature conservation champion for the 2013 Nature of Scotland Awards which close for entries on 15 March 2013. The James Hutton Institute is once again supporting the awards. The N ... Read more

New environmental research links with China (News)

The James Hutton Institute and the Natural Environment Research Council’s Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and China Agricultural University have jointly announced a new Centre-Centre researc ... Read more

Open Farm Sunday 2013 (Event)

The James Hutton Institute will be opening its doors to the public for LEAF Open Farm Sunday on 9 June. There will be a range of activities on offer throughout the day including: ... Read more

New summary note to support Water Resources Bill debate (News)

Experts from the Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) have produced a summary note "The Value of Scotland’s Water Resources" in advance of the latest debate on the Water Resources (Scotland) Bill in the Scottish P ... Read more

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