In this episode, Laura Moodie, the lead Green candidate for South Scotland at the 2021 elections, meets with artist and campaigner Phil McMenemy in Kennick Burn on the edge of Laurieston. They discuss SPEN plans for a giant pylon line across the landscape, the campaign to get this infrastructure underground instead and the impact on biodiversity, wildlife and tourism.
Laura Moodie, the Scottish Green Party's lead candidate for the South of Scotland, talks to conservationist and butterfly expert Paul Kirkland about the importance of peatland for biodiversity and why we should treasure and protect this globally rare habitat.
What's peat? Why should we care? What can we do to protect it? Join Laura Moodie, lead Green candidate for the South of Scotland, as she talks about the other "black stuff" with soil scientist Janet Moxley and gardener Liz Ashburn. You can find out more about our campaign against peat extraction licences in South Scotland here: www.greens.scot/stop-peat-extraction