The first key step to achieve sustainable peatland governance is to get updated and accurate information about peat through peatland mapping. Learn various methods of peatland mapping in this article.
Blog Posts: Indonesian Peat Prize
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Peat forests, or wetlands, are some of the most important ecosystems for Indonesia and climate change. The country holds the largest tropical peatland in the world, which acts as a major carbon sink. At the same time, carbon emissions from peat decomposition and peat fires account for 42 percent of Indonesia’s total emissions, and spikes in peat fires in 2015 pushed the country to move from world’s sixth-largest to the fourth-largest emitter.