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Denial of long-term issues with agriculture on tropical peatlands will have devastating consequences.

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posted on 2016-11-15, 09:47 authored by L. S. Wijedasa, J. Jauhiainen, M. Könönen, M. Lampela, H. Vasander, M. C. LeBlanc, S. Evers, T. E. Smith, C. M. Yule, H. Varkkey, M. Lupascu, H. C. Ho, A. Hoscilo, S. Lohberger, T. A. Evans, N. Yulianti, G. Blackham, Onrizal, S. Husson, D. Murdiyarso, S. Pangala, F. Parish, L. E. Cole, L. Tacconi, H. Segah, P. Tonoto, J. S. Lee, G. Schmilewski, S. Wulffraat, E. I. Putra, M. E. Cattau, R. S. Clymo, I. Singleton, R. Morrison, A. Mujahid, J. Miettinen, S. C. Liew, S. Valpola, D. Wilson, L. D'Arcy, M. Gerding, S. Sundari, Sara A. Thornton, G. R. Clements, B. Kalisz, S. J. Chapman, A. S. Su, I. Basuki, M. Itoh, C. Traeholt, S. Sloan, A. K. Sayok, R. Andersen, S. A. Aziz, Mark E. Harrison, S. Cheyne, G. Z. Anshari, E. Meijaard, J. E. Goldstein, S. Waldron, K. Hergoualc'h, R. Dommain, S. Frolking, C. D. Evans, M. R. Posa, P. H. Glaser, N. Suryadiputra, R. Lubis, T. Santika, R. Padfield, S. Kurnianto, P. Hadisiswoyo, T. W. Lim, Susan E. Page, V. Gauci, P. J. van der Meer, H. Buckland, F. Garnier, M. K. Samuel, L. N. Choo, P. O'Reilly, M. Warren, S. Suksuwan, E. Sumarga, A. Jain, W. F. Laurance, J. Couwenberg, H. Joosten, R. Vernimmen, A. Hooijer, C. Malins, M. A. Cochrane, B. Perumal, F. Siegert, K. S. Peh, L. P. Comeau, L. Verchot, C. F. Harvey, A. Cobb, Z. Jaafar, H. Wösten, S. Manuri, M. Müller, W. Giesen, J. Phelps, D. L. Yong, M. Silvius, B. M. Wedeux, A. Hoyt, M. Osaki, H. Takashi, H. Takahashi, T. S. Kohyama, A. Haraguchi, N. P. Nugroho, D. A. Coomes, L. P. Quoi, A. Dohong, H. Gunawan, D. L. Gaveau, A. Langner, F. K. Lim, D. P. Edwards, X. Giam, G. van der Werf, R. Carmenta, C. C. Verwer, L. Gibson, L. Grandois, L. L. Graham, J. Regalino, S. A. Wich, J. Rieley, N. Kettridge, C. Brown, R. Pirard, S. Moore, B. Ripoll Capilla, U. Ballhorn
The first International Peat Congress (IPC) held in the tropics - in Kuching (Malaysia) - brought together over 1000 international peatland scientists and industrial partners from across the world ("International Peat Congress with over 1000 participants!," 2016). The congress covered all aspects of peatland ecosystems and their management, with a strong focus on the environmental, societal and economic challenges associated with contemporary large-scale agricultural conversion of tropical peat.



Global Change Biology, 2016

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