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Ecosystem Functions [SS.EF]

    Species-Rich Grasslands

    Species-rich grasslands are particularly valuable for wildlife and support a variety of rare species of plants and insects. Despite their value, we have lost approximately 97% of these grasslands. With…

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    Land Management for Juniper

    Juniper is an evergreen shrub that tends to grow in colonies. It is in decline, and Scotland supports 80% of the UK juniper population. In this video Helen Bibby of…

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    Ecosystem Markets and Green Commerce

    In our final episode of the series we are discussing the important financial topics which cover most natural capital projects, including ecosystem markets and green commerce. We discuss potential funding…

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    Hedgerows

    Healthy hedgerows are truly multifunctional. They capture and store carbon, stockproof fields and enhance biosecurity, provide shade and shelter for livestock and they slow and regulate water flows and trap…

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    Hedgerow Restoration and Management

    Healthy hedgerows are truly multifunctional. They capture and store carbon, stockproof fields and enhance biosecurity, provide shade and shelter for livestock and they slow and regulate water flows and trap…

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    Farm Wildlife Walks – Southwest

    For farmers and those working within the rural economy, understanding a farm’s natural capital assets and knowing how to manage them appropriately is becoming increasingly important as Scotland develops strategies…

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