Wetlands

The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) highlighted the significance of peatlands in achieving international climate goals and called for international support to step up peatland restoration.

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Wetlands

Wetlands, which are critical to human and planet life, are disappearing very fast: over 35 per cent of wetlands have been lost since 1970. Many species living in wetlands are declining or threatened with extinction.

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SENTINEL-3 is an ocean and land mission composed of three versatile satellites (SENTINEL-3A, SENTINEL-3B and SENTINEL-3C). <br/> Photo: © European Space Agency (ESA)
Wetlands

Tropical peatlands are notoriously difficult to map and monitor on the ground. Satellites can help map and monitor critical peat landscapes.

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Indonesia is still the holder of the deepest peat areas. Here on the island of Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia. <br/> Photo: Nanang Sujana/CIFOR
Wetlands

Tropical countries are home to three times as much peat as previously thought, exposing new possibilities and challenges for tackling climate change – according to new research at the Center for International Forestry…

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