Ireland’s turf war plan is ‘bad news for climate’ - Ireland’s farmers have been battling against environmental laws which restrict the cutting of turf – used as fuel – on the country’s bog lands. A proposed Government compromise has been attacked by environmentalists who say it ignores the vital role the peat bogs play in storing greenhouse gases.
Caskers Selection: The Arran Machrie Moor Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Inspired by the legend of Machrie Moor, this is the only expression of peated single malt whisky ever created by The Arran Distillery.
BBC.com about Europe’s wild network of Pan Parks
Article about PAN Parks on the BBC.com website : ,,Overcrowded Europe may be culturally dense, brimming with historic cities and manicured landscapes, but it also has some genuine wilderness areas – albeit in the recesses of the continent." ... "Soomaa is full of bog fields, flood plains and picturesque forests. You can go snowshoeing on…
Saco Heath Preserve
Saco Heath is a 1,223-acre preserve featuring a self-guided hike along a woodland trail to a boardwalk through the heath's varied peatland communities. In the spring, the heathland plants bloom, showing a carpet of lavender, pink and white.