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10/01/18
25 Year Environment Plan Signals New Era for England's Peatlands

The UK Government has signalled a new era for peatlands with a long term commitment to their restoration and protection in today’s 25 Year Environment Plan. The IUCN UK Peatland Programme has long highlighted the public services provided by healthy peatlands such as clean drinking water, climate change and flood mitigation, and welcomes the recognition of these from UK Government. 

 

02/01/18
Flying success at Yorkshire Peat Partnership

Yorkshire Peat Partnership has now flown its UAV over 23 sites covering 7,900ha and developed a range of approaches for analysing the subsequent data. With the addition of the two new UAVs and training six new pilots in the New Year, the programme will be able to substantially increase the amount of UAV flying they can do. 

 

21/12/17
Community Conservation Project provides precious lifeline for iconic Red Grouse and Curlews

Bord na Móna and the Community of Ballydangan, Co Roscommon are celebrating the remarkable achievements of a project that has conserved populations of red grouse, curlew and other species of national significance.

 

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