Guide to the restoration of bog vegetation

© Jonah Winkler

Peatlands are an important part of the carbon cycle on a global scale. As a potential carbon sink, it is of great importance to restore them after their almost complete destruction in Germany and other European countries. In order for a peatland to be able to absorb carbon again after it has been drained, the vegetation must be restored after rewetting. This requires extensive cultivation of the vegetation that is to be established on the bog.
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