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Re: Tube life and peat

> From: "James Purchase" <jppurchase at Home_com>
> Subject: Re: Tube life and peat
> At least here in Canada, peat is accumulating at a rate 70 times faster than
> it is being harvested, and all peat lands that have been harvested are "back
> in business" so to speak within 5-20 years. While your concern for not
> contributing to the damage of natural ecosystems is commendable, Mother
> Nature would be better served if you got rid of your automobile and started
> using a bicycle.

	There are nevertheless local problems (at least here in the boonies
of Eastern Ontario), where wetlands are being drained to harvest the stuff.
I gather that some of the threatened wetlands are of considerable

Paul Sears        Ottawa, Canada