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 Québec, Canada. Today we are registered as non-profit NGO in Finland, supported by 17 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

IUCN UK Peatland Programme Conference 2020

Online
07.12.2020
Open for all

Peatlands: From Strategy to Action Virtual Event 7 – 10 December 2020 With the growing urgency of the climate and biodiversity emergencies and the role for nature-based solutions in mind this conference will look at taking peatland strategy to…

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Executive Board meeting 112

Jyväskylä & online
09.12.2020
For Members

Jyväskylä & online 9 December 2020 members only

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To be postponed: IUCN World Conservation Congress

Marseille, France
01.02.2021
Open for all

To be further postponed from January 2021, Marseille, France Photo by Kotagauni Srinivas  

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