Raised bog being harvested for peat

Raised bog being harvested for peat

C024/5160 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 63.3MB

Downloadable file size: 7.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: ASHLEY COOPER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: A raised bog being harvested for peat near Douglas water in the Southern Uplands of Scotland. Raised bogs re rare threatened habitats and important carbon sinks that should not be exploited.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: biggar, blanket peat bog, borders, carbon, carbon sink, carbon store, climate change, crack, destroy, destruction, ditch, drain, drainage, drying out, exploitation, habitat, harvest, horticulture, mine, mining, moor, moorland, peat, peat bog, raised bog, raised peat bog, raw materials, scotland, sequestration, shrinkage, southern uplands, strip, strip mining, uk, united kingdom

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.