Exploring world class landscape restoration; WCMT

Exploring world class landscape restoration; WCMT

Pete Whitbread-Abrutat was awarded a prestigious Travelling Fellowship by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) to research world class landscape restoration projects in the USA, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. The range of ecosystems visited...
Creating the Eden Project in a china clay pit; UK

Creating the Eden Project in a china clay pit; UK

Pete Whitbread-Abrutat was a key member of the original team that created the (then £86 million) Eden Project in Cornwall, UK – the renowned world class visitor destination, educational charity, and vehicle for regional socio-economic regeneration. Eden was...
Tropical forest restoration (FORRU); Thailand

Tropical forest restoration (FORRU); Thailand

While employed at the Eden Project Pete Whitbread-Abrutat developed and managed the partnership between Eden and the Forest Restoration Research Unit (FORRU), based at Thailand’s University of Chiang Mai. FORRU has successfully combined academic ecological research...
Restoring forests after surface coal mining, WCMT; USA

Restoring forests after surface coal mining, WCMT; USA

While Exploring World Class Landscape Restoration for his Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travelling Fellowship, Pete researched the context, challenges, motivations and research of the Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative, and its allied projects, which is...