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

German Peat and Humus Day 2020

Bad Zwischenahn, Germany
29.10.2020
Open for all

Deutscher Torf- und Humustag (DTHT) Bad Zwischenahn, Germany 29 October 2020  

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9th Asian Wetland Symposium

Suncheon, South Korea
23.11.2020
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Suncheon, R.O. Korea 23 – 27 November 2020

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IUCN World Conservation Congress

Marseille, France
07.01.2021
Open for all

Marseille, France 7 – 15 January 2021 (new dates) Photo by Kotagauni Srinivas on Unsplash In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety of participants and visitors, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)…

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Join the Peat Family!

Join us and you’ll get:

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Lower registration fees for our symposia, workshops and other events.

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Face-to-face networking with major players from science and industry.

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Immediate access to the Peatlands International Magazine – four times a year.

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Receive the Peatland Snippets newsletter and other ad hoc updates each month.

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Quick support from the IPS Secretariat and IPS volunteers, five days a week.

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Attend National Committee activities in 17 countries – close to you and in your language.

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10% discount on all publications in the IPS online shop.

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