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CANAPE Project wins Gold – Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice

30 November 2020

Organisation – one of their Green Apples. The award is for demonstrating Environmental Best Practice, in this case the award was given for our work on Carbon Reduction in the CANAPE project.

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CANAPE: Six months of learning and growing at Sphagnum Farm Barver

24 November 2020

Six months ago we presented the construction of Sphagnum Farm Barver, in Lower Saxony, Germany. This project in the Deipholz district is breaking ground to demonstrate the potential of carbon friendly…

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CANAPE photograph wins North Sea Region award

10 November 2020

Working as we do in some of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe, as well as some of the most important for our climate, the CANAPE project has been blessed with many striking images showing the im…

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CANAPE: Biochar to save a historic tree

27 August 2020

William Kett was without doubt an impressive orator. When in 1549 a riotous mob arrived on his doorstep, he not only persuaded them not to burn down his house, but also persuaded them to apoint him th…

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CANAPE: A new farm in Store Vildmose

29 June 2020

For centuries peat has been an important resource, as people have drained the fens and bogs for land to produce food, and used the dried peat as a fuel. This leads to releases of CO2 from the dried pe…

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For a perfect sustainable sizzle, you need Broads Charcoal

11 June 2020

How a unique charcoal burner in the Broads National Park is helping people switch to a more sustainable BBQ.

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So how do you build a sphagnum farm?

29 May 2020

Farming moss might seem easy. The CANAPE project manager’s garden certainly has quite a lot growing without any human intervention. However, to produce a marketable quantity of crop, things are a litt…

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CANAPE celebrates International Day for Biodiversity

22 May 2020

One of the things that immediately takes your breath away when entering a wetland that is even remotely close to good status, is the sheer volume of nature that overwhelms you.

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CANAPE: Learning in Lockdown

24 April 2020

With schools out for a rather longer than anticipated summer, we need to find new ways to support learning about the importance of peat.

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CANAPE: Chasing down the fish (video)

19 March 2020

Our trackers have been gathering data over the winter on fish movements in the Fryslan lakes

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