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S. Korea to Develop Income Model for Indonesia’s Peatlands

The National Institute of Forest Science said on Tuesday that it had signed a joint study agreement with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) to restore the peatland areas in Indonesia.

Peatland refers to an organic soil area formed by vegetation that has accumulated for several thousands of years in a wet environment without being properly decomposed.

Peatlands can store more than twice the amount of carbon absorbed by plant life on earth. Peatlands serve as a carbon storage for the earth since their carbon storage capacity is more than ten times higher than that of general soil.
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