Peatland Current Affairs, GK & News

Peatlands in Himalayan Region

The recently released UN report on the peatland systems, called for urgent steps to conserve such regions. It highlighted the importance of mapping and monitoring. Peatlands Distribution in India Peatlands in India have been recorded in Arunachal Pradesh, northern parts of Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala. Parts of the Western Ghats range are also reported ..


Peatland Degradation

The United Nations recently released a report on the peatland systems and the danger of carbon emission due to their degradation. Peatlands Peatland systems are formed when partially degraded plant material accumulate in water-logged conditions over thousands of years. Peatlands constitute 3% of the earth’s surface but store about 30% of the soil carbon in ..