HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Alarm over African bog holding 30bn tonnes of trapped carbon [March 7, 2017]

HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Alarm over African bog holding 30bn tonnes of trapped carbon [March 7, 2017]

1. B

2. 30 billion tonnes of trapped carbon

3. A dangerous amount of greenhouse gases would be released into the atmosphere.

4. (i) T

(ii) NG

(iii) F

5. Burning oil, gas and coal, and human land use, mostly deforestation and agriculture.

6. C

7. Peat doesn't grow near rivers, but rivers are often the only transport route, so it was difficult for scientists to get near the peatland.

8. B

9. A

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