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Peat management by local communities can reduce emissions

Local communities can play a role in helping to restore tropical peatlands by using more sustainable agricultural practices. Enhancing this role would help to address interconnected crises such as climate change, food security and environmental degradation.

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Fig. 1: Sago making in West Papua.

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This study was supported by the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Research Fellowship 2020 (HSS FRF; R-069-000-015-646) and by the Academic Research Fund (AcRF) Tier1, Ministry of Education, Singapore (R-109-000-252).

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Lupascu, M. Peat management by local communities can reduce emissions. Nat. Clim. Chang. 11, 891–893 (2021).

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