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Ecosystem goods and services

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Photograph looking across the Ythan Estuary
The ecosystem approach is a management tool to conserve our ecosystems whilst meeting the demands placed on them by society.

This work is examining the potential for increased food production in the Ythan catchment and its likely impacts on meeting nature conservation obligations, using the ecosystem approach. The ecosystem approach is a management tool to conserve our ecosystems whilst meeting the demands placed on them by society.

This work aims to investigate the use of this method in terms of its practicalities; do we have sufficient knowledge of goods and services, ecosystems and human impacts as well as adequate resources to fully carry out such an approach.

Who is working in this area?

Emily Hastings

Research

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.