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04/12/18
New film ‘The Carbon Farmer’ paints a bright future for UK Peatland conservation, agriculture and climate action.

In their current state the UK’s peatlands are a source of around 20 million tonnes of CO2 (equivalent) per year – this is the same as the yearly emissions from electricity use in two and a half million homes. A new short film premiers possibilities for achieving a brighter carbon future.

 

30/11/18
Study opportunity: Managing peatland natural capital in the Falkland Islands (PhD in Environmental Geography)

Managing peatland natural capital in the Falkland Islands (PhD in Environmental Geography)

Lead supervisor: Dr Richard Payne, Department of Environment and Geography, University of York

Co-supervisors: Prof. Chris Evans (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology), Dr Ilaria Marengo (South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute), Dr Dmitri Mauquoy (University of Aberdeen).

 

01/11/18
New IUCN UK Peatland Programme website - Pre-user survey

We are currently developing a new IUCN UK Peatland Programme website to be launched in 2019 and would like to know what you think the most important functions of our website are and how we can improve these in future. 

It would be extremely useful if you could complete this 3 minute survey to tell us what you think. 

Thank you. 

 

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