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Why peatlands matter

Why peatlands matter

Authors: CIFOR;

Publication Year : 2017

What is peat?

Peat is a type of organic soil which is made up of partly decomposed vegetation and is formed

Denial of long-term issues with agriculture on tropical peatlands will have devastating consequences

Denial of long-term issues with agriculture on tropical peatlands will have devastating consequences

Authors: Wijedasa, L.S.; Jauhiainen, J.; Könönen, M.; Lampela, M.; Vasander, H.; LeBlanc, M-C.; Evers, S.; Smith, T.E.L.; Yule, C.M.; Varkkey, H.; Lupascu, M.; Parish, F.; Singleton, I.; Clements, G.R.; Aziz, S.A.; Harrison, M.E.; Cheyne, S.; Anshari, G.Z.; Meijaard, E.; Goldstein, J.E.; Waldron, S.; Hergoualc';h, K.; Dommain, R.; Frolking, S.; Evans, C.D.; Posa, M.R.C.; Glaser, P.H.; Suryadiputra, N.; Lubis, R.; Santika, T.; Padfield, R.; Kurnianto, S.; Hadisiswoyo, P.; Lim, T.W.; Page, S.E.; Gauci, V.; van der Meer, P.J.; Buckland, H.; Garnier, F.; Samuel, M.K.; Kim Choo, L.N.L.; O';Reilly, P; Warren, M.; Suksuwan, S.; Sumarga, E.; Jain, A.; Laurance, W.F.; Couwenberg, J.; Joosten, H.; Vernimmen, R.; Hooijer, A.; Malins, C.; Cochrane, M.A.; Perumal, B.; Siegert, F.; Peh, K.S.-H.; Comeau, L.-P.; Verchot, L.V.; Harvey, C.F.; Cobb, A.; Jaafar, Z.; Wösten, H.; Manuri, S.; Müller, M.; Giesen, W.; Phelps, J.; Ding, L.Y.; Silvius, M.; Wedeux, B.M.M.; Hoyt, A.; Osaki, M.; Takashi, H.; Takahashi, H.; Kohyama, T.S.; Haraguchi, A.; Nugroho, N.P.; Coomes, D.A.; Le, P.Q.; Dohong, A.; Gunawan, H.; Gaveau, D.L.A.; Langner, A.; Lim, F.K.S.; Edwards, D.P.; Giam, X.; van der Werf, G.; Carmenta, R.; Verwer, C.C.; Gibson, L.; Grandois, L.; Graham, L.L.B.; Regalino, J.; Wich, S.A.; Rieley, J.; Kettridge, N.; Brown, C.; Pirard, R.; Moore, S.; Capilla, B.R.; Ballhorn, U.; Hua, C.H.; Hoscilo, A.; Lohberger, S.; Evans, T.A.; Yulianti, N.; Blackham, G.; Onrizal; Husson, S.; Murdiyarso, D.; Pangala, S.; Cole, L.E.S.; Tacconi, L.; Segah, H.; Tonoto, P.; Lee, J.S.H.; Schmilewski, G.; Wulffraat, S.; Putra, E.I.; Cattau, M.E.; Clymo, R.S.; Morrison, R.; Mijahid, A.; Miettinen, J.; Soo, C.L.; Valpola, S.; Wilson, D.; D';Arcy, L.; Gerding, M.; Sundari, S.; Thorton, S.A.; Kalisz, B.; Chapman, S.J.; Mat Su, A.S.; Basuki, I.; Itoh, M.; Traeholt, C.; Sloan, S.; Sayok, A.K.; Andersen, R.

Publication Year : 2017

The first International Peat Congress (IPC) held in the tropics - in Kuching (Malaysia) - brought together over 1000 international

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