14 December 2020|Research
Climate Protection: It’s Worth Rewetting Dry Peatland!
Moors cover three percent of our planet’s land surface, but store twice as much carbon as all forests combined. But if peat is extracted and the moorland soils are drained, they can become veritable carbon dioxide factories.
In Germany, natural moors once covered an area as large as Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg. In many...