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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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Respect the Wild: don't trash your room

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31/03/2021

As Britain escapes lockdown, home-grown adventure is set to explode this summer. But what special skills do you need to know if you’re heading up into the wilds of our hills and mountains? To help everyone Respect The Wild, we've launched a new series of advice codes and films that reveal the secrets for sustainable and successful wilderness trips.
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Love where you climb: Respect the Rock

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25/03/2021

Outdoor climbing is a real experience on natural crags. Now, these special places need your help to protect them for the future. Remember to leave no trace, think of your impact on the environment and respect others.
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Hills 2 Oceans returns for 2021

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20/07/2021

Our Hills 2 Oceans (H2O) campaign is calling on everyone to get involved in a litter pick to help remove as much litter and plastic from our hills, mountains and crags as possible so it doesn’t end up in our oceans. This BMC campaign is back for 2020 and this year we’re calling on volunteers to do even more.
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Government announces proposals for four new protected areas across England

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24/06/2021

Following the Landscapes Review, which was published in September 2019, Government and Natural England have now set out proposals for four new protected areas across England, alongside ambitious plans to examine how more areas could benefit from landscape improvements, and deliver more for people and nature.
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Co-op withdraws disposable barbecues from sale in National Park stores

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24/06/2021

Co-op announces it will no longer sell disposable barbecues in 130 of its stores situated inside National Parks and within a one-mile radius of them following a campaign between organisations. Hannah Mitchell reports:
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Southern Sandstone: all you need to know

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10/06/2021

Southern Sandstone is a collection of crags very popular with climbers living in the London and South East area located in the Central Weald on the borders of Kent and East Sussex. Two of the crags are owned by the BMC, Harrison’s Rocks and Stone Farm Rocks.
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LATEST ACCESS & CONSERVATION VIDEOS

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One dog and his man

22/05/2013

While dogs might make us think about waggy tails and man’s best friend, some pooches can wreak havoc in the countryside both for natural inhabitants and other climbers. Let this film remind you of the need to make sure your dog is behaving himself. Good boy!
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Climbing Information Films: Birds

08/02/2013

Don't ruffle feathers by ignoring climbing restrictions this spring. The consequences could be owl-ful. Find out about latest crag access at thebmc.co.uk/rad or download our new android app at thebmc.co.uk/androidrad.
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Winter Climbing: Conditions Apply

03/01/2013

A day out winter climbing in the Lakes with BMC Access & Conservation Officer Rob Dyer, discussing how to identify good winter conditions and minimise our impact whilst winter climbing.
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