- Using North Carolina’s Peat Bogs to Help Fight Climate Change
Using North Carolina’s Peat Bogs to Help Fight Climate Change
Curtis Richardson, director of the Duke University Wetland Center at the Nicholas School of the Environment, has been studying pocosin in eastern North Carolina for decades. These wetlands of sandy soils and peat are heavy hitters when it comes to carbon storage – taking carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground.
Rewetting coastal peatlands that were once drained to create farmland could help remove significant amounts of global