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CongoPeat field team explores new river system in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

The hardcore CongoPeat roaming field team are exploring a new river system (Ruki, Busira) in the DRC, testing the accuracy of our peatland maps and new data. On 9 July scientists Bart Crezee and Dr Greta Dargie (University of Leeds), Professor Corneille Ewango and Joseph Kanyama (University of Kisangani), Dr Nick Girkin (University of Nottingham) …

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Press Conference in Brazzaville

The first CongoPeat field campaign launched with a press conference in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, convened by the Congolese Minister for Environment and Tourism, Her Excellency Arlette Soudan-Nonault. Professor Simon Lewis (Chair in Global Change Science, University of Leeds/UCL) and Dr Yannick Bocko (Researcher, Marien Ngouabi University) explained the project to the public and …

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