Future of the Environment

How human activity threatens the world’s carbon-rich peatlands

Wildfires are just one of the risks peatlands face. Image: REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Angela Gallego-Sala

Professor in ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles, University of Exeter

Julie Loisel

Assistant Professor, Geography Department, Texas A&M University


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Numerous factors influence the world's peatlands. Image: Loisel et al. (2020)

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