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

10.10.2022 13:10
Susann Warnecke new Secretary General of International Peatland Society

The Executive Board of the International Peatland Society (IPS) has appointed Ms Susann Warnecke as new IPS Secretary General…

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16.09.2022 15:33
Peat stakeholders discuss challenges of the sector in Riga

PRESS RELEASE Almost 300 interested guests from 17 countries, representing different stakeholders in the peat sector, met in Riga,…

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10.06.2022 13:00
New Executive Board Elected

The IPS has elected a new Executive Board at its Annual Assembly. Members are: 2022-2024 Marko Pomerants, President Guus…

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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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