Issue 97, Autumn 2021
Net zero farming is one of the aims of the £74m agritech hub at Easterbush; Climate change champions are being sought by Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards; Soil organic carbon is greater beneath forests than grassland, a new study has found; Greenhouse gases will be measured by a 100-metre tower on the James Hutton Institute’s research farm.
Issue 96, Winter 2020
Recovery and resilience in rural science; funding for Biomes project at RBGE; climate-positive farming arrives in Aberdeenshire; our seafood industry and the impact of world events; boosts for rural tourism.
Issue 95, Summer 2020
Dialogue and engagement at a time of global challenge; climate change and our coasts; the condition of Scottish woodland; badgers, cows and TB; report on the online RSE/SCRR Peter Wilson Lecture 2020.
Issue 94, Winter 2019/20
Sharing research knowledge for the public good; why planting forests in Africa might be a bad idea; climate change and nesting birds; report on our November 2019 mini-conference, Rural Science for the Public Good.
Issue 93, Summer 2019
How we can help Scotland face its grand challenges; saving the world’s rarest plants; sustainability and seaweed; soft fruit crops in a changing climate; report on the Peter Wilson Lecture 2019.
Issue 92, Spring 2019
Making a difference through inclusivity; SCRR welcomes its new Scientific Director, Prof Sarah Skerratt; why forests are good for you; new ways to stop invasive species.
Issue 90, Spring 2018
Plastic in the marine environment; new Scottish centre of expertise in plant health; natural management of flood risk; rescuing one of Britain’s rarest plants; protecting the puffin.
Issue 89, Winter 2017
Protecting our wonderful world; how policy can help pollinators; conserving genetic diversity in Scotland; biodiversity and crops; counting plant species in the Amazon.
Issue 87, Spring 2017
Evidence-based conservation; looking after red squirrels in productive forests; saving plants in the Millennium Seed Bank; best practice for restoration of peat bogs; red deer management.