Revive report finds against Scotland’s grouse moors
Revive - a group made up of Friends of the Earth Scotland (FoES), the League Against Cruel Sports, animal rights group OneKind, Raptor Persecution UK and Common Weal - has published a new report
Revive was launched in November 2018 with the aim of “working for grouse moor reform in Scotland.” The coalition’s new report entitled: “A Better Way: How an alternative to grouse moors could help tackle climate change, increase biodiversity and benefit Scotland’s people” concludes that grouse moors have caused significant ecological damage and that replacing them with natural woodland and scrub would be more economically productive and sustainable.
However the campaign group claims it is ‘an independent report’ because it has been put together by Dr Helen Armstrong, a land management consultant who has worked for Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Forest Research.
In response to the report’s publication, a spokesman for the Scottish Gamekeepers Association said: