How a virtual collaborative platform could serve tropical peatland preservation

AUTHOR Evans, M.
Peatlands store twice as much carbon as all the world’s forests. A significant proportion of this carbon (10-30%) sits in tropical peatlands, which are mostly located in Central Africa, South-East Asia, and South America. But the critical contributions of peatlands to climate change mitigation has only recently been widely recognized, and significant knowledge gaps remain regarding their management, preservation, and restoration.
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