Burning ban failing to protect England’s peatlands, say conservation groups

Ministers urged to toughen law to help restore carbon sinks, as figures point to illegal burningThe government is failing to protect peatlands in England, conservation groups have warned, with the country at risk of losing more of its most efficient carbon sinks.Figures obtained by Wildlife and Countryside Link suggest illegal burns of the areas, which are important for biodiversity and carbon sequestration, are likely to have taken place. Continue reading… Source – Full Article Burning ban failing to protect England’s peatlands, say conservation groups

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