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Johan Rockström
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Responsible land-use is the key to a healthier planet, says climate science expert

Leaders in climate action, farming and UK politics gathered in Edinburgh to discuss the future of Scottish agriculture

Johan Rockström
Friday, October 20, 2023

44th TB Macaulay Lecture - In conversation with Professor Johan Rockström

The lecture was held on Thursday evening (18th October 2023) in Edinburgh, where we were honoured to host Johan Rockström, who is internationally recognised for his work on global sustainability issues. We were delighted to welcome an audience of over 500 attendees to the event.

A Shining guest ant.  A wood ant hill found with shining guest ant at Crathie in
Tuesday, October 17, 2023

“Cuckoo” of the ant world rediscovered on Deeside

A rare and very elusive ant has been discovered to be thriving in Deeside for the first time in more than 70 years.

Liam McAllan. Photo from the Hutton.
Friday, October 13, 2023

New coordinator for North East’s biodiversity partnership

Working together is more critical than ever to support people and nature recovery in the North East, says the new coordinator of the North East Scotland Biodiversity Partnership (NESBiP).

The Hutton’s new board members, clockwise from top left, Susan Mitchell, Lindsay
Friday, October 06, 2023

New board members welcomed to The James Hutton Institute

Independent research organisation The James Hutton Institute has welcomed four new leading figures from across government, academia and industry to its board.

Farmer with smartphone
Thursday, October 05, 2023

Farmers wanted to test-drive new GHG emissions-saving app

Arable and mixed farmers are being sought to help shape a new mobile phone app that could help them tackle on-farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Gillian and Jed
Thursday, September 28, 2023

Hunt for cause of deadly horse disease turns to Hutton soil science

Efforts to discover the mystery cause of a devastating horse disease called equine grass sickness (EGS) have turned to soil science. A collaboration between soil specialists at The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen, animal health experts at Moredun Research Institute and the Equine Grass Sickness Fund is hoping to find clues to the origin.

view of hills across Balmoral
Friday, September 22, 2023

Hutton shortlisted for RSPB Nature of Scotland Award

Work to drive the understanding of the importance of Scotland’s peatland to the natural environment and greenhouse gas emissions budgets by The James Hutton Institute’s peatland research team has been shortlisted in the Conservation Science Award at RSPB Scotland’s prestigious Nature of Scotland Awards.

Professor Steve Hiller, who leads the globally leading mineralogy department at
Thursday, September 21, 2023

Hutton boosts soil and rock science laboratory

The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen has invested in the latest hi-tech laboratory equipment to help keep it at the top of the world league in mineralogy and address challenges across soil health, from food security to carbon storage.

Dr Ruth Mitchell
Friday, September 15, 2023

Hutton helps to highlight importance resilience of UK trees

The James Hutton Institute has been announced as one of four new projects launched with the help of £500,000 funding to help boost the impact of the UK’s Future of UK Treescapes Programme.

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