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The remote Cuvette Central peatlands in the central Congo basin is one of the most carbon-rich ecosystems on Earth. Photo credit: Simon Lewis / University of Leeds

New scientific mapping has revealed the world's largest carbon sink in a peat swamp in the Congo Basin in central Africa. The swamp, measuring larger than New York State, is estimated to contain the equivalent of 20 years worth of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in carbon—roughly 30 billion tons or 30 percent of the world's peatland carbon reserves.

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