“This study was really shocking in what it exposed. The fact that these peatlands in the Central African Basin of the Congo have as much carbon in them as all of the standing forests’ biomass is really remarkable.”
-- WCS’s Dr. Timothy Tear
NEW YORK (January 11, 2017) – WCS has issued the following video statement today by Dr. Timothy Tear, WCS Executive Director of Africa Programs, on the newly published study in Nature on the discovery of the world’s largest peatland in the Republic of Congo. To receive a copy of the paper, please contact Nature’s press office immediately: at 212-726-9200 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the paper is embargoed until 1:00 p.m. USET TODAY, January 11, 2017. To interview Dr. Tear, please contact the WCS press office.
Dr. Timothy Tear of WCS offers comments on Nature paper on the discovery of the world’s largest peatland in the Republic of Congo. All rights permitted (:48)