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Redcar & Cleveland Council says grouse moor burning must end to help tackle climate change

Redcar & Cleveland Council has backed an end to heather burning to save the region’s peat moors from being damaged for grouse shooting. The local authority has called for the environmentally harmful practice, which is performed to provide younger, more nutritious heather to be eaten by grouse reared for shooting, to […]

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COP26 deal issues a rallying cry to rewild Britain’s uplands

As the world inches closer to 2030, the deadline scientists have identified as the last chance to prevent catastrophic climate change, world leaders have signed the major Glasgow Climate Pact to help decarbonise economies and rewild the world. Rewilding land is key The Glasgow Climate Pact “emphasises the importance of protecting, […]

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Environment Act offers fresh opportunities for restoring Britain’s uplands

As royal assent is given to the Environment Act, which is intended to protect and enhance our environment for future generations, we explore the implications of the legislation on harmful practices in the uplands and highlight opportunities for new income streams for land-based climate solutions. Halt species decline by 2030 Campaigners […]