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Introducing a new initative for forested peatlands

Sustainable management of forested peatlands promotes climate protection

Intact forested peatlands are habitats that fulfill an important ecosystem function and provide a habitat for numerous plant and animal species. They remove carbon from the atmosphere via plants and store it for a long time. However, many of these biotopes in Schleswig-Holstein are currently in poor or very poor condition due to drainage. As a result, they have a negative climate balance and emit increasing amounts of CO₂ and N₂O into the atmosphere. This is yet another driver of the...

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