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Ecological Sciences

Long-term ecological monitoring offers insight into the state of Europe’s biodiversity (News)

New research by an international research team including ecologists at the James Hutton Institute has produced the most comprehensive long-term image of the state of biodiversity across Europe, showing -among a number of findings ... Read more

Tree planting does not always boost ecosystem carbon stocks, study finds (News)

Planting huge numbers of trees to mitigate climate change is “not always the best strategy” – with some experimental sites in Scotland failing to increase carbon stocks, a new study co-authored by Hutton scientis ... Read more

World Environment Day: it’s time to nurture nature (News)

Biodiversity —the variety of species, the genes within them, and the habitats in which they live— is threatened like never before. According to figures from the United Nations Environment Programme, we are on the verge ... Read more

Soil fungi fundamental to diversity of forests (News)

Different groups of soil fungi control the interactions between seedlings and established trees and can play a key role in the development or restoration of forests, new research by James Hutton Institute scientists has found. ... Read more

Biodiversity conservation and COVID-19: remember links between healthy ecosystems and human wellbeing (News)

“Society's priorities must be human health and the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic, but we also need to be thinking ahead to the resumption of conservation practice and education. There is an opportunity here to rem ... Read more


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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.