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 Québec, 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

30th Anniversary Seminar Estonian Peat Association

Tallinn, Estonia
For Members

Eesti Turbaliit 30 years Tallinn, Estonia, 1 December 2022 Members and invited guests  

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CBD COP15 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

Montreal, Canada
For Members

The meetings will be held in two parts: – 11 to 15 October 2021, virtually, with a High-Level Segment – 7 to 19 December 2022 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (originally Kunming, China) Part II of The “2020 UN Biodiversity…

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Global Peatlands Initiative – 4th Partners Meeting

Lima, Peru
For Members

Lima, Peru 21 – 26 February 2023

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