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Indicators of Sustainablity

There is a wide range of pressures on the environment that may restrict or confine our use of the land in the future. Using this as a guide on the meaning of sustainable use we can start to identify and minimise the risk of any pressure adversely affecting the amount and quality of the natural resource base of Scotland.

The Institute generated a series of maps that illustrate the spatial potential or sensitivity of the landscape to a range of pressures and change.

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Areas of Interest

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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.