Heathrow Airport digs deep for peat restoration carbon savings

Its first project will involve pumping water and introducing plants to Little Woolden Moss near Manchester

Historic agreement to protect globally important carbon store

The equivalent of three years of global greenhouse gas emissions are stored in the Congo peatlands

Bids open for £10m peatland restoration

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched a £10 million fund to restore peatland across England. Peatlands cover around 11% of the country and not only provide a key habitat for wildlife but also store 70% of the country’s drinking water and more than 3.2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide. It is […]

Peatland restoration secures £10m to cut emissions

A £10 million fund has been launched to help protect and restore England’s peatlands. Peatlands cover 11% of the country, provide 70% of its drinking water and ‘lock in’ at least 3.2 billion tonnes of Carbon Dioxide. Many peatlands have suffered from drying out mosses, plants dying out and shrinking habitats – as they degrade, greenhouse […]