Ignoring Canada’s peatlands is a catastrophe in the making


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Lorna Harris
Director of Forests, Peatlands and Climate Change Program

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2022-12-14

Canada has one-quarter of the world’s peatlands within its borders, storing more carbon than the Amazon Rainforest.

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