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Peatlands, already dwindling, could face further losses
Description: Tropical peatlands have been disappearing fast due to clear-cutting and drainage projects. Now, new research shows peatlands face another threat, as climate change alters rainfall patterns, potentially destroying much of what remains and turning these carbon sinks into net carbon sources. [Source: ScienceDaily]
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 6/12/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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