Investing in nature : Developing ecosystem service markets for peatland restoration

@inproceedings{Bonn2014InvestingIN,
  title={Investing in nature : Developing ecosystem service markets for peatland restoration},
  author={Aletta Bonn and Mark S C Reed and Chris Evans and Hans P J Joosten and Clifton Bain and Jenny Farmer and Igino M. Emmer and John Couwenberg and Andrew Moxeym and Rebekka R. E. Artz and Franziska Tanneberger and Moritz von Unger and M. Smyth and Dick Birnie},
  year={2014}
}
To meet the challenge of proactive ecosystem-based climate mitigation and adaptation, new sources of funding are needed. Peatlands provide the most efficient global store of terrestrial carbon. Degraded peatlands, however, contribute disproportionally to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with approximately 25% of all CO2 emissions from the land use sector, while restoration can be cost-effective. Peatland restoration therefore provides a newopportunity for investing in ecosystem-based… CONTINUE READING