Pollinating Wellbeing

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This new network seeks to bring people together across academia, policy and practice to develop  effective and impactful research through ‘green engagement’ to enhance environmental quality and social wellbeing. ...

GROW Observatory

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The GROW Observatory (GROW) is a massive, European-wide project aiming to involve tens of thousands of ‘citizen scientists’ that will empower growers with knowledge on sustainable practices and make a vital contribution to global environmental monitoring. Together they will solve key challenge for environmental monitoring – the ability to measure soil moisture at high spatial resolution over large geographical areas – whil...

Assessing the effectiveness of Scotland’s public flood warning service

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In 2011, the introduction of the Floodline direct warning service in Scotland provided an active dissemination for the first time in Scotland.  This service now supports over 25,000 customers and saw 300,000 individual messages being issued during the flood events of December 2015 and January 2016. Ensuring effective communication of warnings to such a large customer base is very important to SEPA.  This research is being undertaken to ...

Scottish Borders Climate Resilient Communities Project

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Climate change poses increasing threats and challenges to communities around the world. But those most affected are often those already most disadvantaged in society. The Scottish Borders Climate Resilient Communities (SBRC) project aims to encourage greater collaboration between the Scottish Borders Council and local flood resilience groups and to enhance resilience of those most disadvantaged by climate change.   ...