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

Congo Basin

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.