A lesser known aspect of bogs is their remarkable potential to preserve both environmental and archaeological records.
Serbia was pumping out lead pollution while Britain was still in the stone age.
Make that winter dram an intellectual one.
Indonesian peatlands are important to many people: farmers, bureaucrats, businesspeople, and conservationists. But preserving this value for everyone will mean listening to everyone's concerns.
Rwanda is powering ahead with peat. The country hopes that the opening of two peat power plants will add to the current power mix.
Despite its insidious influence on the climate and our health, coal has a lesser-known positive side to its otherwise dark soul. It has provided us with some stunning fossils.