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New Study by the University of Northampton – What Impacts does Integrated Moorland Management including Grouse Shooting have on Moorland Communities?
New Study by the University of Northampton - What Impacts does Integrated Moorland Management including Grouse Shooting have on Moorland Communities?
Authors: Professor Simon Denny, Tracey Latham-Green (link here) This mixed methods research study considers the economic and social impacts of upland, moorland management in the UK and compares them to nationally available data. The research project aimed to identify the economic and social circumstances of communities in moorland areas where grouse shooting takes place, and
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UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF PARTICIPATION IN DRIVEN GAME SHOOTING IN THE UK
UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF PARTICIPATION IN DRIVEN GAME SHOOTING IN THE UK
Author: Dr Tracy Latham-Green, University of Northampton Executive Summary of a PhD thesis, 8th September 2020 An estimated 1.5 million people take part in driven game shooting in the UK. The findings of this PhD thesis show that participation offers significant benefits for participants in terms of physical health, mental health, social cohesion, inter-generational mixing,
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PROTECT MUIRBURN TO PREVENT WILDFIRES AND AID CARBON STORAGE IN PEATLAND
PROTECT MUIRBURN TO PREVENT WILDFIRES AND AID CARBON STORAGE IN PEATLAND
Gamekeepers are calling on Scottish Government to protect the practice of muirburn and acknowledge its role in preventing wildfires and protecting carbon stores. Millions of tonnes of greenhouse gases have been released into the atmosphere during major recent wildfires in the Flow Country, Galloway and Moray, which burned for days. Out-of-control wildfires scorched miles of
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