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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Our Conferences and Related Events

Peatlands Gathering 2021 Ireland

Ireland and online
07.10.2021
Open for all

Peatlands gathering 2021: a new beginning Natural Capital Ireland 7 – 9 October 2021 Virtual conference and field trips The Peatlands Gathering 2021 is organised by a collective of peatland community representatives, practitioners, researchers and specialists.

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CBD COP15 in Kunming

Virtual & Kunming, China
11.10.2021
For Members

The meetings will be held in two parts: – 11 to 15 October 2021, virtually, with a High-Level Segment – 25 April to 8 May 2022, face-to-face in Kunming, China The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties…

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Sustainable Peatlands: A Win for All

Leeuwarden
13.10.2021
Open for all

Creating A New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems (CANAPE) in partnership with the Carbon Connects (C-CONNECTS) project 13-15 October 2021 This conference will present the progress of the two projects over the last 4 years into peatland restoration, paludiculture, and…

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