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| 4 Dec 2017
News: Job Vacancy: Communications Officer

Are you passionate about combating climate change and protecting some of our most precious landscapes? Are you a capable and motivated communicator, able to translate complicated science and technical work into simple stories that inspire people to take action?

| 27 Nov 2017
Event: World Forum on Natural Capital

The next World Forum on Natural Capital, the world's leading natural capital event, will take place on 27-28 November 2017 in Edinburgh. Tickets are now on sale: https://naturalcapitalforum.com/.

| 23 Nov 2017
Event: International Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture on Organic Soils

Uppsala, Sweden; 23rd-24th November 2017 Peatland store a major share of the world's soil organic carbon. Many European peatlands have been drained and cultivated in the past centuries. This fosters land surface subsidence and peat mineralisation. This conference will discuss options for maintaining production on organic soils while reducing greenhouse gases emissions and buffering climate change. Registration and abstract submission before 22nd September. See website for more information.

| 14 Nov 2017
News: Donation to local school raised by BogFest fell race

More than £460 raised at BogFest fell races in September will help children at a local primary school learn about nature.

| 13 Nov 2017
News: Round-up of activities from Moors for the Future Partnership

A photo competition hosted by the Moors for the Future Partnership’s Community Science project is now live for 2017.

| 7 Nov 2017
News: Peatland Restoration Gets Underway at Ben Lomond

National Trust for Scotland are overseeing two new exciting peatland projects at Ben Lomond that will see both restoration and a palaeoecological survey take place.

| 24 Oct 2017
News: An Unsung Hero of Peatland Restoration

Last year the Yorkshire Peat Partnership restored 2,635ha of peatland across the Yorkshire Dales. Looking back at this achievement, and with the next season of restoration work nearly upon us, it is a good time to reflect on the individuals who actually carried out this physical restructuring of the gullied and boggy hillsides.

| 23 Oct 2017
News: Peak District bog scientists take home national award

Volunteer scientists based in the Peak District and South Pennines have won the prestigious 2017 Campaign for National Parks ‘Park Protector’ award and collected a £2000 grant.