This video tells the story how Tierra del Fuego's peatlands in Argentina function, are degraded due to peat mining and how this all relates to global climate change. The video includes beautiful sceneries, local experts and much more.
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The African Manatee is a member of the Trichechidae; a sirenian, mermaid-like sea cow that can grow up to 3 meters and weigh 500 kilograms. Wetlands International is calling for tougher protection measures to ensure the survival of this endangered species.
This presentation presents the impact of peat soil subsidence and discusses the issues of sustainability of peatland drainage activities.
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