Peatland loss could emit 2,800 years’ worth of carbon in an eyeblink: study

BOGOR, Indonesia—Scientists monitoring the amount of carbon accumulated in Indonesia’s peatland forests over thousands of years have predicted that millions of tons of carbon dioxide could be released into the atmosphere if they continue to be cleared, drained and burned for oil palm and agricultural plantations. “Indonesia’s peat swaps have evolved over thousands of years... Read more

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