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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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Peatland restoration with Robbie Carnegie

The Owl Hoot
The Owl Hoot
Peatland restoration with Robbie Carnegie
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Robbie Carnegie is a Senior Communications Officer at Moors for the Future Partnership, an organisation committed to restoring, researching and raising awareness of the Peak District and South Pennine Moors. Discover how they transform these severely degraded habitats and the numerous benefits to wildlife, people and places.