Elnia raised bog in northwestern Belarus
by Annett Thiele, APB Belarus -Centre for International Migration-Germany, Minsk, Belarus
Peatlands store a bunch of carbon. Twice as much as in all forests in the world and 75% of all carbon in the atmopshere. This is a longterm storage, if the human leaves them as they are - beautiful and wet.
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Submitted on 25 February 2011
Credit: Annett Thiele (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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