Our Vision

The IUCN Peatland Programme has a vision for healthy, wildlife-rich peatlands in the UK that provide multiple benefits for people.

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Our Vision

 

Our Vision LeafletCornerstones of Our Vision

 

Our Goals

Valued peatlands

The value of our peatlands is better understood and prioritised for restoration and conservation.  

To achieve this goal we will:

Strong partnerships

Bring together scientists, practitioners, land managers and policy makers and all those who can help deliver strategic peatlands goals. 

To achieve this goal we will:

  • Nuture strong partnerships between scientists, peatland practitioners, environmental charities, land managers and policy makers to build scientific and practical knowledge of peatlands and their management. 
  • Build links with businesses to increase awareness of the societal benefits provided by peatlands and broaden support for their restoration and good management.

Action through knowledge exchange

Provide guidance and promote good practice for peatland management that is underpinned by scientific consensus and monitoring, and is responsive to new evidence.

To achieve this goal we will:

 

 

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