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Climate Benefits of Peatland Restoration to be Certified by Newly Appointed Independent Body

The IUCN UK National Committee has approved a certification body to validate and verify peatland restoration projects under the Peatland Code for their climate benefits.


Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham opens a new centre for volunteering and research in the Flow Country

A new volunteering and research centre was opened today (Mon 7 Aug) by the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform in Scotland, Roseanna Cunningham, as part of her visit to the Peatlands Partnership in Forsinard, Sutherland.


International Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture on Organic Soils

Uppsala, Sweden; 23rd-24th November 2017

Peatland store a major share of the world's soil organic carbon. Many European peatlands have been drained and cultivated in the past centuries. This fosters land surface subsidence and peat mineralisation. This conference will discuss options for maintaining production on organic soils while reducing greenhouse gases emissions and buffering climate change.

Registration and abstract submission before 22nd September.

See website for more information.


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