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

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

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

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

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

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Publications

Publications

Our Conferences and Related Events

Global Peatlands Initiative – 4th Partners Meeting POSTPONED

Lima, Peru
01.11.2023
For Members

Lima, Peru was: 21 – 26 February 2023 – new date will be announced

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Executive Board meeting 137

Riga, Latvia
01.11.2023
For Members

Riga, Latvia Between 1 and 14 November 2023 Including Strategy Session, IPC2028 Talks EB members only

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5th Finnish Peatlands Day Seminar 2024

Helsinki, Finland
02.02.2024
Open for all

Helsinki, Tieteiden talo 2 February 2024 Mainly in Finnish Abstract deadline 1 November 2023

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