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| 27 Nov 2017
Event: World Forum on Natural Capital

The next World Forum on Natural Capital, the world's leading natural capital event, will take place on 27-28 November 2017 in Edinburgh.

| 29 May 2017
Event: Annual Convention and Symposium of the International Peatland Society

The Annual Convention and Symposium of the International Peatland Society (IPS) will be held at the Mariott Hotel in Aberdeen, Scotland in May 2017.

| 21 Mar 2017
Event: Flow Country Conference IV

The next Flow Country research conference will be held in Thurso between the 21st and 24th of March 2017 under the theme 'Thinking Big'.

| 15 Mar 2017
News: The Meres and Mosses Forum 2017: The future of wetland restoration: Business as usual or time to change?

15th & 16th March 2017 The Meres and Mosses Forum is an annual conference for both researchers and practitioners interested in lowland peat-based ecosystems and their place in the landscape.

| 15 Feb 2017
News: Environment Minister: Protecting our peatland is essential

The IUCN UK Peatland Programme welcomes news today that the UK Government remains committed to providing £4m funding to help protect and restore England’s peatlands.

| 13 Feb 2017
News: Tender for the design and build of a ‘Bogtastic’ Van and Installations

Moors for the Future Partnership is pleased to open up the tender for their Bogtastic project for a second time. The previous tender process has been withdrawn and the opportunity is now open for tender once again. This tender reflects further considerations arising from the previous tender process.

| 9 Feb 2017
News: £8 million for peatland restoration projects is a welcome investment

Biodiversity, water quality and our response to climate change will all benefit from the Scottish Government’s latest investment in work to restore our precious peatlands, says Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

| 6 Feb 2017
News: Explaining the benefits of peatlands in a simple manner

Researchers from the University of Leeds, Scotland’s Rural College and The James Hutton Institute have created a set of communication tools that provide a general and brief introduction to the benefits associated with improving peatland condition.