Carbon Connects aims to reduce the high carbon footprint of peatland soils in Northwest Europe by introducing new bio-based business models developed for sustainable land management practices.
Oughterard, Galway Ireland
Area: 3-4 ha
Objective: Carrying out restoration by re-wetting the degraded blanket peatland and replanting it with Sphagnum or other wetland plants such as Ling Heather, Bog Asphodel etc for reduction of GHG gases i.e. CO2 and CH4 reduction.
Business model(s): Blue services => water purification by restored peat vegetation.
Contact person and organisation: Amey S. Tilak in Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT)