Moorland in Germany

    How/why/by, whom was it created?

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    High Moors in Germany all face recent or former intensive use - peat for heat or gardening. Today remaining parts are often protected and under renaturation. (Helmut KRUCKENBERG, Ostrhauderfehn (Landkreis Leer), June 2007

    High Moors in Germany all face recent or former intensive use - peat for heat or gardening. Today remaining parts are often protected and under renaturation. (Helmut KRUCKENBERG, Ostrhauderfehn (Landkreis Leer), June 2007

    Most High Moors in Germany are (or have been) used. In the background you see the hills with digged peat.(Helmut KRUCKENBERG, Jammertal close to Rhauderfehn/DE,

    Most High Moors in Germany are (or have been) used. In the background you see the hills with digged peat.(Helmut KRUCKENBERG, Jammertal close to Rhauderfehn/DE,

    The digged peat areas still have biodiversity values, but their function as CO² sink and therefore for climate change, are reduced. (Helmut KRUCKENBERG, Jammertal close to Rhauderfehn/DE)

    The digged peat areas still have biodiversity values, but their function as CO² sink and therefore for climate change, are reduced. (Helmut KRUCKENBERG, Jammertal close to Rhauderfehn/DE)