LIFE OrgBalt has published first popular article “The key role of the agriculture and forestry sectors in greenhouse gas emission reduction: steps towards better knowledge and practice”.
Nutrient rich organic soils managed under drainage are one of the largest key sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the Agriculture and Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) sectors, in boreal and temperate cool and moist (TCM) climate regions in Europe. However, the amount of data available on actual GHG emissions from variously managed nutrient rich organic soils is not sufficient. The LIFE OrgBalt “Demonstration of climate change mitigation potential of nutrients rich organic soils in Baltic States and Finland” project, aims to improve GHG inventories by elaborating specific emission factors for these areas and to contribute to scientifically sound approaches in land use, so to provide policy makers and land owners with scientifically based data and modelling tools for climate friendly land management practices.
The project “Demonstration of climate change mitigation potential of nutrients rich organic soils in Baltic States and Finland” (LIFE OrgBalt, LIFE18 CCM/LV/001158) has received funding from the LIFE Programme of the European Union and the State Regional Development Agency of Latvia.
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