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

3rd Finnish Peatland Day

Helsinki
31.01.2020
Open for all

3. Suopäivä, Helsinki, Tieteiden talo Photo: Alexandre Croussette

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Ramsar STRP23

Gland, Switzerland
16.03.2020
For Members

16-22 March 2020 Gland, Switzerland members only!

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Executive Board Meeting Spring 2020

Ireland
23.03.2020
For Members

Newbridge, Ireland, between 23 March and 5 April 2020 EB 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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10% discount on all publications in the IPS online shop.

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