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Peatlands are critical in the fight against climate emergency. They cover only 3% of the world’s land, but hold 30% of our carbon – twice as much as the world’s forests. If peatlands continue to be damaged, carbon will be released into the atmosphere in catastrophic quantities.

Researchers at the University of St Andrews are trying to ensure peatlands are safeguarded for the future of our planet. But what can we do to help?

Be part of the solution.

Have a look at the video below, which explores sustainable palm fruit harvesting in Peru.