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 […]
Standard Life Investments Property Income buys nearly 1,500 hectares in Scotland’s Cairngorm National Park in a bold carbon offset transaction. Standard Life Investments Property Income is backing moves to reforest part of Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park in a bid to reach net-zero emissions. In a marked departure from its normal holdings […]
A partial ban on heather burning aimed at protecting some of the nation’s most sensitive peatland sites from being damaged for grouse shooting comes into force today.
Burning heather on fragile blanket bog is set to be restricted on northern England’s grouse moors under new legislation announced by the Government today. The tighter rules will mean that grouse moors will no longer be allowed to routinely set fire to heather, to engineer game bird breeding habitat, on some of the […]
Three Yorkshire MPs are taking the battle to save the county’s peat moors from being damaged for grouse shooting to Westminster today. Stephanie Peacock (Shadow Flooding Minister and Barnsley East), Olivia Blake (Sheffield Hallam) and Rachel Maskell (York Central) will tell a debate in Westminster Hall that a promised ban on […]