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Peatlands remain at risk from grouse moor burning, nature campaigners warn

Environmental campaigners are urging the UK government to bolster measures to protect peatlands from being damaged by the grouse shooting industry, following the conclusion of the moorland burning season. Wild Moors, an organisation which monitors protection of peatlands in the UK’s uplands, has documented over 360 instances of burning conducted by […]

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Game changing grouse moor licensing law passes final vote in Scotland

A new law aimed at protecting wildlife and the environment by regulating the grouse shooting industry has passed its final vote in the Scottish Parliament. In a significant move for nature conservation, members of the Scottish Parliament have voted to pass the Wildlife Management and Muirburn Bill. This progressive legislation marks […]

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Grouse moor licensing bill progresses through Holyrood

In a significant move for nature conservation, members of the Scottish Parliament have voted to advance the Wildlife Management and Muirburn Bill to Phase 3 of the legislative process. This progressive legislation marks a pivotal moment in the management of Scotland’s uplands, particularly concerning the licensing of grouse shooting and intensive […]

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Labour pledges to introduce a ‘cross cutting’ land use framework in England

The Labour Party has pledged to introduce a comprehensive land use strategy should it assume power in the upcoming general election. The announcement, featured in the Labour Climate and Environment Forum’s Climate, Justice and Jobs essay collection, outlines the pledge as part of the party’s vision to foster green prosperity throughout […]