According to the agenda, a three-member nomination committee for nominating four independent BoG
members including a woman member will be formed.
Located north of Tregaron and formed more than five thousand years ago, the bogs
were damaged by locals historically harvesting them for peat for heating purposes.
With limestone we could reclaim the bogs
cheaply all over the neighbourhood--in fact a limekiln there would be worth a small fortune.
While there are approximately 70 peatlands (bogs
, fens, and forested peatlands) registered with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Nature Preserves (IDNR-DNP) (most of which have some form of protection), peatlands with healthy, reproducing tamarack populations are few.
Why do ice and peat bogs
both preserve mummies so well?
"Healthy peat bogs
are not only great for wildlife, but they offer many wider benefits, including soaking up rainfall to prevent flooding downstream, providing clean drinking water and storing carbon to prevent climate change.
The Barroughter and Clonmoylan Bog
Action Group claimed the Emergency Response Unit was involved in the operation, but a Garda spokesman was unable to confirm this.
"It is thought that peat actually contains about 65% of the planet's carbon dioxide and peat bogs
store twice as much carbon as all of the world's forests.
The Sax-Zim Bog
Is part of North America's immense boreal forest, one of world's great ecosystems.
By taking away people's right to cut the turf from these bogs
they are not simply leaving them freezing throughout the winter, they are robbing them of their heritage.
In a world of climate change worries and concerns about carbon dioxide levels, bogs
provide a huge counterbalance.
The peat moss is commercially harvested (or "mined"--depending on which side of the debate you're on) from these bogs
. The process involves digging a network of drainage ditches and settling basins so that the water drains away from the wetland and the bog
begins to dry out and die.