Carbon, biodiversity and land-use in the Central Congo Basin Peatlands

This briefing illustrates with maps the protection status, biodiversity value and potential pressures on the peat swamp forest of the Central Congo Basin Peatlands.
  • Authors: Miles, L., Ravilious, C., García-Rangel, S., de Lamo, X., Dargie, G., Lewis, S.L.
  • Author Affiliation: UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre, University of Leeds, University College London
  • Subjects: carbon, biodiversity, land use, peatlands
  • Publication type: Report
  • Year: 2017
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