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Natural Economy

Scotland’s first peatland restoration course

A new course in peatland restoration - the first of its kind in Scotland - has been developed by SRUC in partnership with NatureScot Peatland ACTION.…

  • SRUC
  • 03/11/2022
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The growing impact of research in the natural economy

The role of higher education institutions to power the economy has never been more important. …

  • Prof Wayne Powell, Principal & CEO, SRUC
  • 14/10/2022
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Winners and losers in rising ecosystem markets

New research has identified a wide range of groups which could be affected by rising ecosystem markets and rewilding initiatives in Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 29/09/2022
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Dutch academic honoured by SRUC

‘Living labs’ and international co-operation are key to growing productivity and improving welfare in rural areas across Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 30/08/2022
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SRUC showcases green innovation during Ministerial visit

The role of cutting-edge green innovation in the natural economy has been showcased to Scotland’s Business Minister during a visit to Dumfries and Galloway.…

  • SRUC
  • 09/08/2022
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SRUC joins the Alliance for Scotland’s Rainforest

SRUC has joined a voluntary partnership of more than 20 organisations which aims to protect and develop Scotland's rainforest.…

  • SRUC
  • 09/08/2022
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New Seed Potato Organisation wants to hear from growers

To learn more from other growers, the new Seed Potato Organisation (SPO) have put together a survey.…

  • SRUC
  • 22/06/2022
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Big step forward for new SRUC Vet School

A new appointment will see SRUC take the next step in the development of its new School of Veterinary Medicine. …

  • SRUC
  • 21/06/2022
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Top entrepreneurs join SRUC’s enterprise journey

Two entrepreneurs-in-residence have been appointed by SRUC as part of its drive to become an enterprise university at the heart of the sustainable natural economy.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/06/2022
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Major report shows Scotland’s changing rural land market

A ground-breaking report involving SRUC reveals changes to Scotland's rural land market and values, amid strong timber prices and rising demand in non-farming leisure estates. …

  • SRUC
  • 12/04/2022
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Rising to the challenge of responsible natural capital investment

The focus of an SRUC Challenge Centre is firmly in the spotlight as the Scottish Government pushes for more responsible investment in natural capital.…

  • SRUC
  • 11/04/2022
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Boosting the benefits of protected areas

A new policy briefing has called for transformative change in the planning and management of designated protected land in Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/03/2022
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