Monday 26 February, 2024

Wildfire warning from controlled burning ban

Scientists have criticised the ‘undue' focus on grouse shooting, rather than the risks and benefits of controlled burning

Alex Black
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Wildfire warning from controlled burning ban

Scientists have warned a blanket ban on controlled vegetation burning on heather moorland could be dangerous, criticising the lack of informed debate on the issue. And policy decisions were being influenced...

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