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CALL TO SUPPORT BENEFITS OF MOORLAND MANAGEMENT AS GROUSE SHOOTING SEASON GETS UNDERWAY
CALL TO SUPPORT BENEFITS OF MOORLAND MANAGEMENT AS GROUSE SHOOTING SEASON GETS UNDERWAY
The annual grouse shooting season got under way today with rural communities urging: “Support Moorland Life.” Newly published research (*link) shows that moorland management is sustainable and delivers a host of environmental, social and economic benefits and that alternative land uses would not produce better results. Rural businesses across Scotland have been writing to members
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GROUSE SHOOTING PROVIDES MOST SUSTAINABLE FORM OF MOORLAND MANAGEMENT, ACCORDING TO NEW REPORT
GROUSE SHOOTING PROVIDES MOST SUSTAINABLE FORM OF MOORLAND MANAGEMENT, ACCORDING TO NEW REPORT
A new report from the University of Northampton concludes that there is no better alternative use for the UK’s uplands than integrated moorland management, under The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) targets. The review into sustainable driven grouse shooting was designed to look both at the sustainability of grouse shooting, and the various
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SUPPORT MOORLAND LIFE URGE RURAL COMMUNITIES
SUPPORT MOORLAND LIFE URGE RURAL COMMUNITIES
Families, businesses and estates in rural Scotland have launched a new initiative urging politicians to recognise the importance of moorland life to the environment, wildlife and communities. Rural communities across Scotland are to write to parliamentarians from all parties and invite them to see first-hand the multiple benefits delivered across moorland areas of the country.
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GROUSE SHOOTING LICENSING PROPOSAL A ‘SERIOUSLY DAMAGING BLOW’
GROUSE SHOOTING LICENSING PROPOSAL A ‘SERIOUSLY DAMAGING BLOW’
Rural organisations said today (26 November 2020) that the Scottish Government’s announcement that it is to develop a licensing scheme for grouse moors will be a seriously damaging blow to fragile rural communities. Following publication of Scottish Government’s response to Werritty Review of grouse moor management, the following joint statement was issued by: British Association
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GROUSE MOOR REPORT SHOWS UNRIVALLED IMPACT OF SECTOR TO RURAL SCOTLAND
GROUSE MOOR REPORT SHOWS UNRIVALLED IMPACT OF SECTOR TO RURAL SCOTLAND
New Scottish Government-led research into the impact of grouse shooting has provided ‘definitive proof’ of its value to rural Scotland. Scottish Land & Estates welcomed research carried out by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and the James Hutton Institute, which studied socioeconomic and biodiversity impacts of driven grouse moors as well as the employment rights of
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