Wetlands Heritage A Pictorial Exploration
In a natural state peat lands act as a long term sink for for atmospheric carbon dioxide. Bogs which are actively forming peat play an important role in combating climate change by removing excess carbon dioxide from the air and keeping it in storage for thousands of years. Their capacity for undertaking this function is far greater than forests. They also act to purify water and reduce the risk of flooding by absorbing, holding and slowly releasing it.
The ancients are said to have believed that the wetlands were the meeting place of the seen and the unseen worlds.
Motion Graphic – Where Two Worlds Meet