Threatened alkaline bog habitats

Other Names:
Endangered fen habitats
Threatened fen peatlands
Threatened sedge meadow habitats
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.
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
01.12.2000 – 00:00 CET