Not all plants that can grow on peatland are examples of paludikultur.
Paludikultur could bring economic benefit as well as contribute to peat restoration.
The quality of groundwater is degraded due to the absorption of pollutants.
Americans eat approximately 10 billion burgers each year.
Prioritizing what to do is important given constraints faced in terms of political attention, financial resources, and time.
If food loss and waste were a country, it would be the world’s third-largest emitter—surpassed only by China and the United States.
Scaling-up the ability of forests to sequester carbon will play a critical role in mitigating climate change.
In developing countries, only 10-20 percent of all land owners are women.
Peatlands form when dead plants partially decay in soils soaked with tannin-rich water, and organic matter gradually accumulates, layer upon layer, over hundreds or even thousands of years.
New WRI research shows that securing indigenous forestland is also a low-cost, high-benefit investment and therefore makes good economic sense