Restoring natural habitats to absorb carbon emissions

“The case for addressing the climate and nature emergencies together.”

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Earlier in the summer a report came out addressing two key issues:

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Let Nature Help – How nature’s recovery is essential for tackling the climate crisis

The Wildlife Trusts have published a report titled ‘Let nature help – how nature’s recovery is essential for tackling the climate crisis’. Drawing on the latest research, the report shows how a variety of natural landscapes in the UK can store carbon and could absorb a third of UK emissions if these degraded habitats were to be expertly restored. It makes the case for addressing the climate and nature emergencies together, head on.

Let Nature Help | wildlifetrusts.org

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The wider media certainly caught on:

Restoring natural habitats key for UK to meet CO2 targets, says new report – Reuters

UK can reduce 37% of its CO2 emissions by restoring ecosystems: Report

Report calls for greater investment in carbon-capturing landscapes – BirdGuides

Climate and nature recovery should be addressed as one, report suggests | The Planner

Bluesky Aerial Images Highlight Nature’s Role in Tackling Climate Change

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And other things are similarly interconnected:

COVID-19 and nature are linked. So should be the recovery. | World Economic Forum

   
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