Pollution

Peatlands

Peatlands are wetland landscapes formed from the accumulation of dead and decaying plants over thousands of years in the presence of waterlogged conditions.  This organic matter is called peat.  They occupy 3% of land globally and 12% within the UK.  There are multiple types of peatlands, three of which are common in the UK: Blanket …

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Air quality

I wonder if we take our air for granted?  When we go about our everyday lives, how often do we consider if the air we breathe is polluted?  We are fortunate in the UK not to have visible polluted air that makes our eyes sting, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t experiencing poor air quality. …

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