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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Why are bogs so important for a healthy planet?

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27/08/2021

Our peatlands store more carbon than all other vegetation types in the world combined and yet here on our doorstep, they're in a state of degradation. As part of The Climate Project's Let's Plant Moor series, Moors For The Future Partnership Officer Alice Leary takes a look at the knock-on effect on the nature surrounding us and what's being done to prevent it.
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Why are our moors so damaged?

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18/07/2021

Human activity and nature's consequences have been damaging the state of our moors for decades. As part of The Climate Project's Let's Plant Moor series, Moors For The Future Partnership Officer Alice Leary takes a look at how the degradation of the moors has a knock-on effect on the nature surrounding us and what's being done to prevent it.
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Join us for the Million Mile Mountain Clean

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11/05/2021

100,000 Volunteers x 10 Miles = 1 Million Miles. We’re working in partnership with Surfers Against Sewage cleaning one million miles of mountains, rivers, beaches and streets to protect the environment from the growing problem of plastic pollution. Join us for the biggest, most ambitious mountain clean campaign ever during the week of 15th - 23rd May.
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Sphagnum: reversing the fortunes of our northern moors

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30/04/2021

We take a closer look at the plant that's reversing the fortunes of the Peak District and South Pennine moors. Alice Learey from Moors For The Future investigates.
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Celebrate Earth Day with The Climate Project

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22/04/2021

Earth Day 2021 is here, with its theme of restoration. We couldn’t think of a better time to launch our new trailer for The Climate Project, and to take a minute to celebrate how much you’ve helped us raise so far to combat the climate crisis through restoring Peak moorlands.
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BMC launches The Climate Project

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21/04/2021

Make a real difference – to the local landscapes that you love and the global climate crisis. We’ve teamed up with Moors for the Future for an exciting new project.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

No Moor BBQs: Help us extinguish disposable BBQs

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07/04/2021

Each year, moorland fires have a devastating effect on wildlife, livestock and people, and can often destroy the underlying peat that is crucial in our fight against climate change. Worldwide, peatland contains more than 550 gigatonnes of carbon, twice as much carbon as all of the world’s forests.
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Moorland restoration update

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07/12/2020

Our charity partners for The Climate Project, Moors for the Future, give us their latest update on how the project is doing and remind us of the importance of sphagnum for combatting the climate crisis and peatland restoration. Moors for the Future Officer Alice Learey explains.
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Help turn our Black moors Green this Friday

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27/11/2020

Is sphagnum the most important plant on earth? Instead of buying into Black Friday, we’re taking this opportunity to promote #GreenFriday – support the environment and plant one square meter of sphagnum moss to help return our moorlands back to their green and healthy state.
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BMC calls for immediate end to the illegal killing of birds of prey

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04/09/2020

Unregulated driven grouse moor shooting results in the illegal killing of birds of prey, the persecution of mountain hares, and the damage to upland peatland habitats is contributing to climate change. Now, the BMC wants to see driven grouse shooting regulated and for government to strengthen and enforce legislation to stop the illegal killing of raptors.
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