'Irrecoverable and unjustifiable': Nature charities call for immediate ban on peat extraction for horticulture

Cecilia Keating
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Peatland is a critical cabon store | Credit: Mark Hamblin, Wildlife Trusts
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Peatland is a critical cabon store | Credit: Mark Hamblin, Wildlife Trusts

Wildlife Trusts argues 2024 phase out date for peat extraction for gardening is 'illogical' in light of urgent need to restore UK's precious carbon sinks to meet climate goals

Nature charities have stepped up their calls for a full ban on the sale and extraction of peat for horticulture as they published research highlighting how the UK's current 2024 phase out date for peat...

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