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New research shows Scottish public supports investments to restore peatlands

by The James Hutton Institute, Scotland’s Rural College and The University of Leeds
Posted on May 23, 2017

New research has found that the general public is supportive of ambitious plans by the Scottish Government to restore Scotland’s peatlands - which benefits water quality, wildlife and carbon storage.

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Healthy soil is the real key to feeding the world

by The Conversation Trust (UK)
Posted on April 04, 2017

One of the biggest modern myths about agriculture is that organic farming is inherently sustainable. It can be, but it isn’t necessarily.

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A picture of health

by Edinburgh International Science Festival
Posted on April 03, 2017

How can the crops we grow, and how we grow them, create healthy food and a healthy environment?

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Healthy soil healthy food

by Edinburgh International Science Festival
Posted on April 03, 2017

Soil is really important! Crops like cereals, vegetables and fruit all depend on good soil. Become a soil scientist and find out what makes a healthy soil.

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SEFARI: leading ideas for better lives

by The James Hutton Institute
Posted on March 29, 2017

Businesses, charities, communities and policy-makers will benefit from easier access to environmental and agricultural research carried out in Scotland, thanks to a collective launched today.

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Hutton forensic soil scientist in multi-agency search for Moira Anderson

by The James Hutton Institute
Posted on March 17, 2017

Professor Lorna Dawson, a forensic soil scientist based at The James Hutton Institute, has joined a team of Police Scotland detectives as they commence a full scientific examination of a site in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire as part of the investigation into the disappearance of 11-year-old Moira Anderson.

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