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

Finnish Peat Day

Tampere, Finland
11.11.2019
Open for all

Bioenergia ry Turvepäivä (in Finnish) Tampere, Sokos Hotel Torni  

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DGMT & IVG: Peatland Restoration in Germany

Oldenburg, Germany
21.11.2019
Open for all

“Moorsanierung in Deutschland” (in German) DGMT gemeinsam mit dem IVG Moor-Sanierung in Deutschland: Ziele und Leitbilder – Planungsgrundlagen – Technische Umsetzung – Wirtschaftlichkeit

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CBD 23rd meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

Montreal, Canada
25.11.2019
For Members

25 – 29 November 2019 Montreal, Canada www.cbd.int members only!

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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 16 countries – close to you and in your language.

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