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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC agrees new Environmental & Sustainability Policy

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22/06/2022

Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, habitat loss and the surge in popularity of outdoor activities; these are just some of the reasons the BMC Board of Directors recently agreed a new Environmental & Sustainability Policy for the organisation.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mynyddoedd Cambria - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty/Ardal o harddwch naturiol?

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24/05/2022

As members of the Alliance for Welsh Designated Landscapes, BMC Cymru was recently invited to share a Senedd petition with members, calling for the Cambrian Mountains region in Mid-Wales to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Casting your vote for access and the environment: Senedd Elections 2021

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05/05/2021

Following a Welsh election hustings last week where commitments to access and the environment were made by candidates, we took the time to review the Manifestos of the major Welsh parties. How do their ambitions stack up? What are they promising to deliver during the next five years and beyond? Remember to cast your vote on May the 6th!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Will Agriculture Bill deliver a Green Brexit?

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12/09/2018

Government will today set out how farmers and land managers will in future be paid for “public goods” including public access as the Agriculture Bill is introduced into Parliament.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Down with animal cruelty: The no fluff story

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20/09/2017

Is wearing down set to become as controversial as wearing animal fur? As animal welfare charity PETA campaigns for it to be banned, Sarah Stirling finds out the facts behind the feathers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Manifesto: General Election 2017

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22/05/2017

Ahead of the election on 8 June, the BMC is challenging politicians to recognise the huge value of outdoor recreation in their manifestos and policies, while also understanding the need to protect the special qualities of the outdoors for the benefit of all.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Looking back on climate change: a mountaineer's musings

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08/02/2017

What changes in the landscape have experienced mountaineers seen over the years? We asked Rab Carrington to think back and pen his thoughts for this year's Show The Love campaign.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The cuts continue: but what does the Spending Review mean for the great outdoors?

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30/11/2015

Last week, the Chancellor set out plans for departmental spending over the next five years. We look at the potential impact on funding for outdoor recreation.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mountains matter: stand up against climate change

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23/11/2015

The upcoming climate summit in Paris is a chance for us to highlight the disproportionate effect of climate change on mountainous areas. Here’s how you can help.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Ashes to ashes: how human remains are transforming the Lake District

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09/11/2015

In the Lake District, the scattering of ashes is now so widespread that it’s affecting local ecosystems. We asked BMC members to share their different views on this increasingly common practice - here are their funny, touching and occasionally downright gruesome stories.
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