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Bragg, Olivia; Lindsay, Richard
Publisher: Wetlands International
Languages: English
Types: Book
Subjects:
Peatlands are vital economic and ecological resources which contribute\ud to biological, landscape and cultural diversity. They comprise\ud characteristic assemblages of species which can exhibit intense\ud patterning of plant and animal communities. Peatlands are also the best\ud ecosystem for sequestering carbon (with current stores far exceeding\ud those held in rainforests).\ud Guidelines for Global Action on Peatlands were agreed at the last\ud Conference of Parties to the Ramsar Convention. These guidelines note\ud that “There is a wide range of threats to peatlands that require urgent\ud national and/or international action”.\ud To help counter these threats, the Ramsar Convention is working with its sister conventions, on biodiversity and climate change.\ud The Ramsar Secretariat is pleased to see this report, which provides a\ud significant step forward by presenting a summary of current knowledge\ud and a Strategy and an Action Plan for Central Europe; a region that still\ud harbours large peatland areas and types which are virtually extinct\ud elsewhere. But changes in land management, ownership and the nature\ud of economic exploitation are now placing peatland in this region under\ud increasing threat.\ud This present publication will help inform all concerned to achieve better\ud governance, and thereby management and conservation, for Peatlands in\ud Central Europe.
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