16 results for climate change
SRUC has assessed various farm technologies and practices which can reduce GHG emissions as part of the Scottish Government’s plans to meet a net-zero target by 2045.
New SRUC degree courses that explore everything from land management change to electric tractors will help to respond to the climate challenge.
SRUC researchers are looking at ways of breeding sheep and goats to cope with climate change.
A focus on the sustainable natural economy is at the heart of a refreshed vision and mission for Scotland's Rural College (SRUC).
A solar farm that will play a vital role in helping the University of Edinburgh become carbon neutral by 2040 is nearing completion.
Independent report assessing the carbon intensity of UK livestock production systems has found technologies cannot currently deliver even half the industry’s 2050 carbon emissions reduction goal.
SRUC is part of a £3 million research and development programme to explore ideas that could go on to become major UK festivals in 2022.
Scientists have developed a world-first method to help understand and conserve genetic diversity in some of our most iconic wild species.
An academic who plays a key role in the United Nations’ Global Peatland Initiative has been appointed the first Professor of Rural Entrepreneurship at SRUC.
B-Lines are a series of 'insect pathways' running through our countryside and towns - and Midlothian Science Zone is now on the map, recognised for its wildflower-rich habitats of benefit to bees, butterflies and other wildlife.
Midlothian Council has declared a ‘Climate Emergency’ with the aim of making the council’s activities net-zero carbon by 2030.
Rural Innovation Support Service (RISS) group to look into the feasibility and steps required to re-establish the crop and its processing in eastern Scotland.
Specialists from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are looking at how to make the most of the natural environment to tackle global challenges.
The resilience and yields of food crops worldwide could be improved by a new technique that monitors the growth of plant roots, scientists say.
SRUC, the Roslin Institute and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki scientists find some Chios sheep are more resilient than others to seasonal temperature fluctuations.
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