Researchers from the James Hutton Institute will contribute to one of six research teams tasked with developing new tools and approaches to help trees and woodlands adapt to climate change and enable the UK to reach the goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions.
Trees, woodlands and forests play a vital role removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and nurturing biodiversity. Scotland is currently covered by 19% woodland with the UK Government pledging to plant millions of trees every year over the coming decades.
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