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 Qu├ębec, 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

EGU Vienna 2021

Online
19.04.2021
Open for all

Virtual Event  19 – 30 April 2021 European Geosciences Union General Assembly

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National Committee Round Table 2021

Online
20.04.2021
Open for all

20 April 2021 15 – 16 hrs EET (GMT+2) MS Teams National Committee Chairs and Secretaries, national representatives, Executive Board members, and observers. Invitation, link and documents sent by email on 26 March.

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16th International Peatland Congress

Online
03.05.2021
Open for all

Virtual event 3 – 6 May 2021 Welcome to the largest event of the peat and peatland world, combining both science and industry expertise! Registration for early birds closes on 28 March. If you have any questions, please contact…

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