Why We Must Protect Peatlands

  • they provide food and shelter for wildlife;
  • they protect biodiversity;
  • they help prevent floods;
  • they can slow down fires;
  • they store carbon dioxide, therefore preventing it from being released in the atmosphere as greenhouse gas emissions;
  • they play a vital role in slowing down climate change.

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Paola Bassanese

Paola Bassanese

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Author and freelance writer. I work with clients to create engaging communications. Keen forager and on a mission to have a low carbon footprint