Re-published from Manchester Evening News: A vast area of moorland has been transformed into a ‘giant sponge’ to tackle the effects of climate change. The project on Holcombe Moor above Ramsbottom and Bury is also being credited with helping to protect nearby lowland villages from flooding during intense rainfall. Conservationists have constructed […]
The world is fast moving in a direction where restoring land for nature and people is at the forefront of solving climate change and biodiversity loss
Wild animal welfare is to be reformed under new policies announced by the government today.
The SNP has pledged to introduce grouse moor licensing in Scotland to strengthen wild animal welfare and restore the nation’s vast upland landscape.
Wildlife campaigners are celebrating the conservation efforts of a leading landowner which have resulted in rare hen harriers roosting on its moor. Adopting nature-friendly moorland management techniques, NG Bailey’s Denton Park Estate, near Ilkley, has reversed declines in birds of prey associated with wildlife persecution by its former grouse shooting tenant. Hen […]