When you think “peatland,” you probably picture water, or mosquitoes, or creepily preserved human artefacts. What most of us don’t consider are catastrophic wildfires—but that’s precisely what scientists are now worried about .
You can now add lemons to the long list of random objects that can be used to start a fire. But unlike just generating friction and heat by rubbing two sticks together, the process involves first turning it into a working battery. See more >>