Researchers from Natural England have developed a picture of the impact that different UK habitats can have in taking carbon out of the atmosphere. Findings that are particularly relevant to Cambridgeshire include: • Peatlands are the largest carbon stores. When in a healthy condition they soak up carbon slowly but can go on doing so indefinitely. Carbon held in the
Funding of £26,000 has been allocated to 16 areas through the John Clare Countryside project near Peterborough, one of six key Cambridgeshire landscape projects which aims to “turn the tide” in the fight against a decline in nature. The grants follow the submission of Parish Nature Recovery Plans, with budgets then reviewed by organisations including the Peterborough Environment City Trust
At our conference in September, we announced four key initiatives to help us take forward the Doubling Nature ambition.
In September 2020, Natural Cambridgeshire launched its ambitious action plan for doubling the area of rich wildlife habitats and natural green space across the region in order to create a world-class environment.
Our Vision is to secure a sustainable future where our green spaces can thrive, helping people lead happy, healthy lives for generations to come.
Cambridgeshire currently has one of the smallest areas of land managed for nature in the country, relative to size. We want to double that amount and you can help through the Pledge for Nature scheme. Make your pledge now.