Sphagnum mosses are plants that you might easily overlook as you squelch through our bogs. They are star players in the creation and persistence of these wetland though, thanks to their ability to retain water. They provide habitats and soil conditions for a wide variety of wildlife and are part of the vital carbon storage system that Irish bogs provide.
International Biodiversity Day 2020
The word biodiversity is a construct of ‘biological’ and ‘diversity’. It refers to the variety of life that is found throughout the earth! We have such a diversity on earth because of the ecological niche!