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  • n. Plural form of peatland.

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Examples

  • The peatlands are a fantastic place for wildlife with one of the highest rates of biodiversity in Indonesia, and some of it came to visit us by the banner.

    The Greenpeace weblog

  • Lentic ecosystems of the Arctic are diverse and include an abundance of lakes of varying size, shallow tundra ponds that may contain water only seasonally, and wetlands such as peatlands that are notable stores and sources of carbon.

    Freshwater ecosystems in the Arctic

  • Arctic freshwater ecosystems include three main types: flowing water (rivers and streams), permanent standing water (lakes and ponds), and wetlands such as peatlands and bogs [6].

    The Arctic~ geography, climate, ecology, and people

  • Wales 'richest carbon stores are its peatlands which is why we're restoring bogs in the

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The directive also said areas with high carbon stock such as peatlands or areas with high biodiversity such as primary forest should not be used for biofuels production.

    My Sinchew -

  • But emissions effect is amplified when trees are felled from the peatlands and the swamps are drained for commercial plantations.

    Deforestation In Malaysia Occurring Over 3x Faster Than Rest Of Asia

  • In the last five years, 353,000 hectares 872,263 acres of Malaysia's peatlands were deforested, or one-third of the swamps which have stored carbon from decomposed plants for millions of years.

    Deforestation In Malaysia Occurring Over 3x Faster Than Rest Of Asia

  • Cwm Gwerin eastwardly is lonelier and finer still, one wall scoured to bare rock by glaciation, a castellated ridge on the other towering above the Afon Hengwm that drains peatlands towards Dylife.

    Country diary: Pumlumon

  • Key to the plan is a two-year moratorium on the issuance of new permits to clear more than 150 million acres of primary forest and carbon-intensive peatlands scattered across the several time zones spanning the thousands of equatorial islands of the vast Indonesian archipelago.

    James Bacchus: Indonesian Forest Plan May Be Breakthrough on Climate Change

  • They did not want to buy products that come at the cost of Indonesian rainforests and carbon-rich peatlands.

    Greenpeace Vs. Brands: Social Media Attacks To Continue

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