Grouse shooting ‘is warming planet’ as peatlands burned to improve conditions for game birds

Commercial grouse shooting is ruining the countryside of Northern England and warming the planet as swathes of upland peatlands rich in wildlife are burned to provide the best conditions for red grouse, new research warns.

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Former Grouse moor in Lancashire’s Forest of […]