Want to produce a Marginal Abatement Cost Curve for greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture? Stop here for advice…

Are you planning to estimate the GHG mitigation potential of changing production practices in agriculture? Or, as a policy maker or industry representative, have you been presented a nice figure with some bars, called a ‘MACC’?

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New publication: Biological limits of chicken breeding

Ilkka Leinonen, in collaboration with researchers from Newcastle University, published a paper in Nature Scientific Reports.

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A conference not only for agricultural economists

Are you interested in the economics of agriculture, food or land use? Come along to the 92nd Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economic Society in April 2018…

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Land sparing or land sharing: how can environmental valuation widen the debate?

By 2050, world food demand is expected to be more than double its level in 2005, requiring an estimated 10,000 million hectares of additional land to be converted for agriculture.

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Ecological Economics and the Principal's Go Abroad Fund

The University of Edinburgh's Principal's Go Abroad Fund helps students gain experience outside the UK.

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Seeing the inter-connectedness of the world

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Nyala gonna love this blog; the Ecological Economics of conservation in South Africa

In South Africa the total area in private game ranches exceeds that in state-owned Protected Areas (Kiss 2004), making the private wildlife industry a significant contributor to conservation in South Africa. In April of this year, the 2016/17 cohort of Ec

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A 3-Dimensional Glimpse of Kosi Bay

Our Ecological Economics MSc students report on threats to traditional fishing practices at Kosi Bay, South Africa

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Research impact, Kenya and cows: The perfect break to thesis writing

Sustainable Ecosystem's PhD student Gareth Salmon reflects on his recent visit to Kenya

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Natural capital, national performance and the economy

On 28 June an ESCom Scotland event presented work by SNH, the Fraser of Allander Institute, SRUC and the James Hutton Institute assessing Scotland's natural capital and its impacts on the wellbeing and the economy

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