Proceedings of the 14th International Peat Congress
peat, peatlands, strategy, wise-use-responsible-peatland-management
It is an honour to be invited to give this keynote on the most important spectrum of issues facing not only IPS but peat and peatland stakeholders globally. I like to think I have been invited to address Congress on this topic because of my long career as a peatland scientist and as a long- standing member of this illustrious Society. In this latter respect I have gained a wide knowledge of peat and peatlands beyond my own specific expertise as a botanist and ecologist and it is the range of views of others that first attracted me to the concepts of wise use and responsible management of this important natural resource….