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In its normal state, peat slowly pulls carbon out of the atmosphere — unless you disturb it.
AN ENORMOUS MISSING CONTRIBUTION TO GLOBAL WARMING MAY HAVE BEEN RIGHT UNDER OUR FEETCHRIS MOONEYJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Massive losses of tropical peat are even now occurring in countries like Indonesia and Malaysia, for instance, so global losses will be higher.
AN ENORMOUS MISSING CONTRIBUTION TO GLOBAL WARMING MAY HAVE BEEN RIGHT UNDER OUR FEETCHRIS MOONEYJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He had nearly bitten his swollen tongue in two falling over an unseen peat-cutting, and blood-flecked foam gathered on his lips.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
It must be carefully composted with peat, and turned over several times before being used.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
It is sometimes mixed with lime or gypsum, and dried with heat, and sometimes with animal charcoal or peat charcoal.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Dry peat of good quality contains about one per cent of nitrogen, and a quantity of ash varying from five to twenty per cent.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
A stuffy hole, full of peat-smoke, and with a window that can't open at the best of times.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
They consisted of small, square boxes, with holes bored in the top, and a little fire of peat in an earthen vessel within.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
Over in one corner was a fireplace, and in it cakes of dried peat were slowly burning.
OUR LITTLE IRISH COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Had John Willie put his hand near it it might have been dimly reflected, as it would have been reflected in a peat pool.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS

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