Old Peatland Forest

Diverse and old peatland forest outside the village of Teluk Meranti. Peatlands are unique wetlands storing massive amounts of carbon in the soil and dense vegetation. Tropical peatlands play an essential role in the global carbon cycle and their destruction constitutes an important factor in climate change.

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Diverse and old peatland forest outside the village of Teluk Meranti. Peatlands are unique wetlands storing massive amounts of carbon in the soil and dense vegetation. Tropical peatlands play an essential role in the global carbon cycle and their destruction constitutes an important factor in climate change.
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