Miraculous Love Kids, Afghanistan

Miraculous Love Kids, Afghanistan

While working in Afghanistan, Pete got to know the LA rock guitarist, Lanny Cordola, who formed the charity, The Miraculous Love Kids, to teach traumatised and marginalised Afghan girls to play guitar, while empowering them and imparting valuable life skills and...
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. He visited a range of ecosystems...
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...
ICMM-IUCN Roundtable on Mining Legacy

ICMM-IUCN Roundtable on Mining Legacy

The controversial global issue of mining legacy sites affects the reputation of the international mining industry. While at the Eden Project, Pete Whitbread-Abrutat was part of the organising committee for ICMM-IUCN International Roundtable on the Restoration...
Mine closure planning and reviews; international

Mine closure planning and reviews; international

While working at Wardell Armstrong International, Pete Whitbread-Abrutat reviewed and prepared mine closure and rehabilitation plans for many mines in many different contexts. Some examples include: Detailed mine closure and rehabilitation plan preparation for a new...