Peatlands in Eat Africa and their significance to Climate Change Mitigation

Last updated 21st Dec 2017
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A pinboard by Jereamih Lemi Muia

PhD Candidate, University of Nairobi

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Recent major Peatlands degradation in Kenya: Impacts on Climate Change, Biodiversity and communities

Most Peatlands that exist today formed in the last 10,000 years since the last ice age. Since the onset of the holocene epoch, peatlands have absorbed an estimated 1.2 trillion tonnes of carbon dio...