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Find the latest publications, briefings and reports from the IUCN UK Peatland Programme.

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International Peat Society

The International Peat Society is an international, non-governmental and non-profit organization, dedicated to fostering the advancement, exchange and communication of scientific, technical and social knowledge and understanding for the wise use of peatlands and peat www.peatsociety.org

 


Peat Compendium

The Peat Compendium is an open forum for signposting peatland restoration and management projects in upland and lowland areas, and provides an overview of activities across the UK www.peatlands.org.uk
 

UK Peat GeoNetwork

The UK Peat GeoNetwork was developed as portal to share metadata and facilitate science/policy/practice exchange, and hosts an open source database to allow input of metadata on research projects.  www.ukpeatgeonetwork.org.uk
 


Wetlands International

Wetlands International is a global non-governmental and non-profit organisation that works to sustain and restore wetlands and their resources for people and biodiversity, working in over 100 countries to tackle the most pressing problems affecting wetlands www.wetlands.org
 


International Mire Conservation Group

The International Mire Conservation Group (IMCG) is an international network of specialist who internationally promote, encourage and, where appropriate, co-ordinate the conservation of mires and related ecosystems and internationally enhance the exchange of information and experience relating to mires and factors affecting them. www.imcg.net
 


Green Stimulus Peatland Restoration Project

The Green Stimulus Peatland Restoration Project (GSPRP) is a Scottish Government initiative to reduce carbon released into the atmosphere by helping to restore degraded peatlands. GSRPR is seeking applications for 2013 and 2014. Please find more information by clicking here.


New Peatland Educational Sources

Below are links to new peatland school resources for A/AS level and Higher/Advance Higher Geography students, funded by the Cairngorms National Park, Peat District National Park, South West Water and the UK Government's Economic and Social Research Council, and created in collaboration with National Parks UK, IUCN UK Peatland Programme and the RSPB.

Introduction and links to curricula please click here.

Teacher's Pack please click here.