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 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

Executive Board meeting 119

Jyväskylä & online
18.08.2021
For Members

MS Teams 18 August 2021, 16 – 18 hrs EEST EB members only

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ISHS-IPS II International Symposium on Growing Media, Soilless Cultivation, and Compost Utilisation in Horticulture

Ghent
22.08.2021
Open for all

22 to 27 August 2021 Ghent, Belgium #GrowingMedia2021

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IUCN World Conservation Congress

Marseille, France
03.09.2021
Open for all

3 – 11 September 2021 (new dates!) Marseille, France The world is increasingly recognising the inextricable link between biodiversity conservation and human and economic wellbeing, a connection made all the more visible by the COVID-19 pandemic. The IUCN Congress…

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