Fact sheet on Peatland restoration

Published: 26 October 2022
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The European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on Nature Restoration presents a huge opportunity to address the biodiversity and climate crises in a synergistic manner. Restoring ecosystems such as peatlands, seagrass meadows, semi-natural grasslands and forests can help to sequester millions of tons of carbon each year.

Building upon the expertise of the EHF members and complementing the papers of other coalitions, we call upon the European Parliament and the Council of the EU to adopt the Nature Restoration Law (NRL) and highlight in this paper the improvement needs for key aspects of the NRL proposal.

Fact sheet on Peatland restoration
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