Joe Langley

Joe Langley

Jun 18, 2022

Group 6 Copy 332
2
Please wait...

About This Project

Carbon can be removed from the atmosphere and stored in peat through numerous biogeochemical processes, potentially providing a net-cooling effect. The Congo Basin's peatlands store the carbon equivalent of 20 years of fossil fuel emissions from the USA, so protecting this ecosystem is vital. We seek to explore how people, plants and birds function and interact in this ecosystem to provide insight into the state of these peatlands and inform conservation policies accordingly.


Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Using Spirulina for carbon capture

We intend to test the efficacy of Spirulina platensis (Sp.) to pull carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the atmosphere...

Mommy dearest: how maternal care shapes juvenile stress in rhesus monkeys

What's it like to be a juvenile rhesus macaque? Living in highly social and often aggressive groups, rhesus...

Placenta-on-a-Chip: Ethical and Universal Drug Testing Using Microfluidics

During pregnancy, placentas are extremely susceptible to various diseases and teratogens, so various medications...

Backer Badge Funded