Wild land formalised in Scottish Planning Policy

The final version of the Scottish National Planning Framework 3 was published today (23rd June 2014). WRi is very pleased to see that protection for wild land and recognition of the revised wild land map produced by SNH using approaches and methodes developed by WRi has made it into the document (see Carver et al., … Read moreWild land formalised in Scottish Planning Policy

WRi work drives Scottish policy on wild land

The Scottish Government published their third National Planning Framework (NPF3) and draft Scottish Planning Policy (SPP) on Tuesday 30 April 2103. This will influence development plans across Scotland and guide future planning decisions on a range of sectors including transport, energy and infrastructure. Section 2.20 focuses on wild land and states: “SNH has been updating … Read moreWRi work drives Scottish policy on wild land

WRi awarded Darwin Fellowship

WRi has secured a Darwin Fellowhip for Karina Aguilar Vizcaino worth £17,100 to consolidate the work of the Darwin Initiative Project 17027 ‘Market Based Scheme for Conservation in La Primavera Forest Mexico’ by providing training and analysis in the selection, design and management of biological corridors that will be implemented in the reserve. Karina will receive training in … Read moreWRi awarded Darwin Fellowship

Jin Su Jeong visiting WRi and CSAP

Jin Su Jeong (PhD student, Extremadura, Spain) is visitng WRi and CSAP for 3 months (June-August 2011) working on web GIS-enabled approaches to the location and design of rural buildings integrating spatial information and stakeholder knowledge with participatory mapping and environmental assessment.