Restoring peatlands would improve water quality, report finds

Apr 15 2021 Posted: 11:35 IST

peatland research report commissioned by An Fóram Uisce, was launched last week to provide guidance on how peatland management can be reimagined to optimise water quality improvements while delivering co-benefits for climate, biodiversity, and society. Kate Flood, PhD researcher in the Discipline of Geography's Rural Studies cluster (with supervisors Dr. Marie Mahon and Dr. John McDonagh) contributed to the report highlighting the importance of social and cultural values of peatlands, stakeholder collaboration, and developing mechanisms to support inclusive and collaborative governance of peatlands. [Read]

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