International Peatland Society

A unique network of peat and peatland experts. We focus on all aspects of peatlands in economy, environment and society. Members come from science, NGOs and business.

This is the IPS


Constituted in 1968, in Qu├ębec, Canada. Today we are registered as non-profit NGO in Finland, supported by 16 national committees.


Individual, institutional and corporate members dedicated to the responsible management and Wise Use of peatlands and peat.


We serve as a forum to bring together experts from all fields of peat and peatland management, worldwide and equally.


We organize events, publish peat and peatland knowledge, share data and provide facts and opinions for decision-making.

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Our Conferences and Related Events

CSPMA Annual Meetings 2021

For Members

20-21 October 2021 Virtual event

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UNFCCC COP 26 CMP 16 CMA 3 in Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
For Members

Glasgow, 31 October – 12 November 2021 (new dates) The Western European and Other States Group (WEOG), has endorsed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, in partnership with Italy, to host the twenty sixth session of…

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German Peat and Humus Day 2021

Open for all

Deutscher Torf- und Humustag (DTHT) 4 November 2021 Virtual event!  

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