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Peatlands are present all over Europe, mostly in the Northern, Central and Eastern regions, (see Fig. 1) where they provide many ecosystem services such as carbon storage, supporting unique biodiversity, freshwater supply, flood prevention, etc. However, peatlands have been degraded for several centuries across Europe,...

Peatlands are unique ecosystems that are vital for societies. As a Nature Based Solution, they can contribute significantly to climate action, while providing multiple benefits for biodiversity conservation, water regulation, and livelihoods. Peatlands occur in most African countries, however, mapping of their extent and status is incomplete, the threats...

There has been significant investment in peatland data collection across the tropics. However, when it comes to looking at the effects of management treatments and restoration, attempts to synthesize the results of research and monitoring have often proven challenging. Inconsistent choices across projects – for example on what measurement, analysis...

Representing the most carbon-dense terrestrial ecosystem, peatlands can be found in all climatic zones across 169 countries worldwide. Their sustainable management, restoration and conservation play a crucial role in the process of tackling climate change, as drained and degraded peatlands represent a major source of...