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22/09/16
Scrapyard saved for the nation

Scrapyard challenge: restoration appeal launched to clear up 100,000 tyres, thousands of litres of oil waste and restore nature to top wildlife haven.

 

22/09/16
Uncertainty and opportunity ahead: peatlands post-Brexit

The fantastic outcome of a peatland resolution from the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii reminds us of the global imperative to protect and enhance our peatlands. Decades of peatland restoration work in the UK has gained international recognition and we are seen to be leading the way for other peatland nations.  Whilst pausing for a pat on the back we must also focus on putting in place a lasting framework to protect, enhance and sustainably manage our peatlands so that we can continue to provide an example.

 

20/09/16
IMCG Field Syposium in SE Asia

This August, the International Mires & Conservation Group (IMCG) Field Symposium was held in Borneo and peninsular Malaysia and was attended by Rob Stoneman and Joanna Richards from the IUCN UK Peatland Programme. The 10-day trip was led by the Global Environment Centre team, who are locally active, and visited several tropical peat swamps across Sarawak, Sabah, Brunei and peninsular Malaysia.

 

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