Briefings

Joseph Katenga, Forest adviser to the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development Credit: Kevin McElvaney/Greenpeace

Congo Basin

Tropical Peatlands

2018 | 2017   

Global Peatlands

2019 | 2017

Congo Basin

2022

Lewis, S.L., Ewango, C., Crezee, B., Ifo, S.A. & the CongoPeat Consortium. 2022. Briefing on Protecting the Congo Peatlands for Climate Mitigation and Adaptation. 4 pages.  

Lewis, S.L., Ewango, C., Crezee, B., Dargie, G.C. & the CongoPeat Consortium. 2022. UPDATED Briefing on Oil Exploration in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, analyzing 27 auction blocks. 4 pages. 

Lewis, S.L., Ewango, C., Crezee, B., Dargie, G.C. & the CongoPeat Consortium. 2022. Briefing on Oil Exploration in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 4 pages. 

Sonwa, D.J., Lewis, S.L., Ifo, S.A., Ewango, C., Mitchard, E.T.A., Dargie, G.C., Lawson, I.T., Gourlet-Fleury, S., Doumenge, C., Gond, V., Betbeder, J., Toham, A.K., Van Offelen, J., Kopansky, D., D’Annunzio, R., Monsembula, R., Nuutinen, M., Villegas, L., Milliken, K., Philippon, N., Bigot, S., Freeman, O.E., Bambuta, J.J., Jungers, Q., Román Cuesta, R.M. 2022. Les tourbières de la cuvette centrale du bassin du Congo : Réalités et perspectives. In: Eba’a Atyi, R, Hiol Hiol, F, Lescuyer, G, Mayaux, P, Defourny, P, Bayol, N, Saracco, F, Pokem, D, Sufo Kankeu, R, Nasi R. 2022. Les forêts du bassin du Congo : état des forêts 2021. [Online]. Bogor, Indonésie : CIFOR. pp.255-282.

2021

Lewis, S., Ewango, C.E.N., Ifo, S.A., Dargie, G.C. & the CongoPeat consortium. 2021. Protecting the Congo Basin Peatlands to Safeguard Climate and Biodiversity.  

2020

Baird, A., Morris, P., Young, D. 2020. What is DigiBog and what data does it need? 

 

2018

Lewis, S. 2018. A plan to solve the mysteries of Congo’s vast tropical peatland. CarbonBrief. [Online]. 3 September. Available from: https://www.carbonbrief.org/guest-post-a-plan-to-solve-mysteries-of-congos-vast-tropical-peatland 

2017

Lewis, S. 2017. Vast carbon store found under Congo swamp forest. CarbonBrief. [Online]. 13 January. Available from: https://www.carbonbrief.org/guest-post-vast-carbon-store-found-congo-swamp-forest

Miles, L., Ravilious, C., Garcia-Rangel, S., De Lamo, X., Dargie, G., Lewis, S. 2017. Carbon, biodiversity and land-use in the Central Congo Basin Peatlands. Cambridge: UNEP-WCMC.

Tropical Peatlands

2018

Thornton, S.A. 2018. Tropical Peatlands: their global importance and role in the water and carbon cycles. Geographical Association. [Online]. Available from: https://www.geography.org.uk/write/MediaUploads/teaching%20resources/Tropical-Peatlands_Their-global-importance-and-role-in-the-water-and-carbon-cycles.pdf   

2017

Green, S. & Page, S.E. 2017. Tropical peatlands: current plight and need for responsible management. Geology Today. 33 (5), pp.174-179.

Global Peatlands

2019

United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme. 2019. Conservation and sustainable management of peatlands (9 March 2019). [Online]. UNEP/EA.4/L.19. Available from: http://web.unep.org/environmentassembly/ministerial-declaration-resolutions-and-decisions-unea-4

2017

Crump, J. (Ed.) 2017. Smoke on Water – Countering Global Threats From Peatland Loss and Degradation. A UNEP Rapid Response Assessment. Nairobi and Arendal: UNEP and GRID-Arendal.