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Title: Sculpture: Bog Oak - from Ireland
Description: Crafted from ancient oak that lay preserved in an Irish peat bog for about 5,000 years, the sculpture was carved by Irish artist Michael Thatcher.  Ireland features a range of different habitat types besides peat bogs, including farmland, open woodland, temperate forests, conifer plantations, and various coastal habitats.
Date: 2006-05-04
Credits: Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Sculpture: Bog Oak - from Ireland Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
 
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  • United Nations Environment Programme