Climate change: How a giant moss ‘sponge’ is protecting towns from flooding

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More than 150 years of damage to peatland on Holcombe Moor near Manchester means it no longer absorbs rain water.

Thomas Moore looks at a groundbreaking project to reinvigorate the peatland, a move that will stop nearby towns and villages from flooding.

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