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The IUCN UK Peatland Programme advocates the multiple benefits of peatlands through partnerships, strong science, sound policy and effective practice.

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About Us

 

About Us

The IUCN UK Peatland Programme was set up in 2009 to promote peatland restoration in the UK. The Programme advocates the multiple benefits of peatlands through partnerships, strong science, sound policy and effective practice. 

CEM Thematic Group

The Peatland Thematic Group’s work aims to highlighting the benefits of peatland ecosystems and explore new funding opportunities for peatlands based on ecosystem services.

Our team

The work of the Peatland Programme is overseen by a Steering Group made up of representatives of key environmental NGOs, including John Muir Trust, Scottish Wildlife Trust, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, RSPB, North Pennines AONB Partnership, Moors for the Future, Natural England and the University of East London.

IUCN UK Committee

The International Union for Conservation of Nature helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world and brings organisations together to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice.

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Find out how to contact the Peatland Programme. Get in touch, we want to hear from you.