The James Hutton Institute

VIBES Award: Climate Change Adaptation Award

Sponsored by Adaptation Scotland

WINNER

Highlights

  • Scientific organisation researching environmental impact on land, crops, waters,
  • Development of an international barley hub for research into impacts of climate change on the barley crop
  • Mitigating risk of climate change to own assets including:
    • Magic margins - textured surface at field margins to slow field run-off, reducing erosion, preventing potential pollution and encouraging biodiversity
    • Woodland planting and hedging to promote biodiversity, shelter crops and protect polytunnels from high winds
    • Contoured drilling across slopes to encourage infiltration and further reduce the impact of heavy rains
    • Biodiversity Action plans and replacing fossil fuel energy with renewable sources

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