Problem

Threatened alkaline bog habitats

Other Names:
Endangered fen habitats
Threatened fen peatlands
Threatened sedge meadow habitats
Incidence:
Since the drainage of the black fen areas of East Anglia in the 17th century for farmland, wind erosion has caused the loss of 80% of their original extent.
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
01.12.2000 – 00:00 CET