Material relating to the Political Ecology Research Group
Political Ecology Research Group (PERG)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
PERG was a non-profitmaking co-operative company, limited by guarantee. Founded as an association in 1976 its members shared a concern about the lack of expertise and funds available to the many national and local initiatives seeking to conserve and protect the human environment. The group has participated in several major policy debates and offered its services to many groups requiring support by scientific expertise. The groups first major involvement was the Windscale Inquiry in 1977.
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In October 2017, the National Co-operative Archive published a call-out for historic materials within the wider worker co-op community for Working Together , an Heritage Lottery Funded project seeking to record and preserve the heritage of the worker co-operative moment. This material was deposited in response to this call out.