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Misterious Beauty by Paul Pomeroy
Thursday, December 06, 2012

November winner of our Water Works competition announced

Thirteen-year-old Paul Pomeroy from Dundee is this month's winner of our Water Works schools photographic competition.

Ripples on water
Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Scotland’s water – natural resource can drive economic growth

Experts from the James Hutton Institute, Scottish Water and SEPA will travel to Malawi to share skills and ideas for the management and governance of water.

Jill Middlefell-Williams
Monday, November 26, 2012

Disease-free plants and new lab aim to improve food security in Zambia

A scientist from the James Hutton Institute is delivering a seminar in Zambia to help ensure farmers can access disease-free plant stocks.

The Fall of Water by Aaron Hawthorne
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Water Works competition October winner announced

Aaron Hawthorne of Motherwell is this month's winner of our Water Works schools photographic competition.

Purple cauliflower © NellieBly, Wikimedia
Monday, November 12, 2012

How often do you eat a mutant food?

Dr Eleanor Gilroy of the James Hutton Institute examines how GM compares to the process of cross-breeding plants and livestock that humans have undertaken in the past 6000 years at Dundee Science Festival.

TB Macaulay and Margaret Palin at Calanais, West Lewis, 1929
Thursday, November 08, 2012

Lewis Endowment Fund to benefit crofting projects

A fund set up by a philanthropist and entrepreneur with family roots in Lewis is once again to give Lewis islanders the chance to benefit from financial help towards projects and community initiatives.

Ploughed field with hills and forestry in the background
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Debating the future of Scottish land

An open debate hosted by the RSA Fellows’ Media, Creative Industries, Culture and Heritage Network and the James Hutton Institute will be held in Melrose on 19 November.

Hillside forest in Glen Doll
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A new partnership for safeguarding Scotland’s forests

Forest Research and the James Hutton Institute are to sign a partnership agreement aimed at strengthening research into woodlands and integrated land-use.

Natural Capital Initiative logo
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

James Hutton Institute joins the Natural Capital Initiative

The James Hutton Institute has joined a leading UK partnership that brings together scientists, policymakers, business, industry and others to discuss how to safeguard important ecosystems.

Wave splashing over sea wall railing by Julian Scott
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

September winner of our Water Works competition

15-year-old Julian Scott from Dundee is this month's winner in our schools photography competition.

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