Image: IUCN UK Peatland Conference, 2018 © Sarah Proctor


Peatlands Gathering 2021

12:00 - October 7, 2021
The Peatlands Gathering 2021 is organised by a collective of peatland community representatives, practitioners, researchers and specialists.

COP 15 - 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

09:00 - October 10, 2021
The COP 15 - 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference taking place in Kunming, China, will now take place from 5-10 October 2021. 

CANAPE: Sustainable Peatlands - A Win for All

09:00 - October 13, 2021
The Sustainable Peatlands: A Win for All conference is now open to registration for both the online and in person events. The conference will take place between the 13th and 15th of October 2021.

SAGES Stories: Scottish Science for a Climate-Ready Future

October 31, 2021
In the run up to COP26 in Glasgow, the Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society (SAGES) are organising fre

COP26 – 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference

09:00 - November 12, 2021
For the first time, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November 2021.

Ecology Across Borders 2021

18:00 - December 15, 2021
Join the British Ecological Society (BES) and the French Society for Ecology and Evolution (SFE²) for their Ecology Across Borders 2021 annual meeting in Liverpool.

Peatland Pavilion concept
Peatland Pavilion will feature at UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)The Peatland Pavilion will provide a hub for highlighting the important role that peatlands play…
Bord na mona
United Nations recognizes major Irish Peatland Restoration initiativeDianna Kopansky of the United Nations Environment Programme has recognised the initiative led by…
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Open call! Your opportunity to participate as a Contributing Author for the GPI’s upcoming Global Peatlands AssessmentThe Global Peatlands Initiative are currently looking for Contributing Authors (CAs) to participate…
Peatlands Are...
Reflections from Bog Day 2021This year's Bog Day was celebrated around the world on Sunday 25th July - bringing peatlands to the…
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UK invests over £30m in large-scale greenhouse gas removalWe are delighted to support this project which will investigate the management of peatlands to…
IUCN UK PP Conf 21
Conference 2021 Registration OpenSign up for this year's IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference ‘Peatlands in Partnership: a road to…
Butterburn flow
Nature for Climate Peatland Grant SchemeInformation about the scheme to restore English peatlands and how to apply for funding.
IUCN UK PP Conference 2021
IUCN UK PP Conference 2021 - Save the dateSave the Dates: 13th - 16th September 2021
Minister Poots pictured with Jennifer Fulton, CEO of Ulster Wildlife
Northern Ireland Peatland Strategy ConsultationEnvironment Minister, Edwin Poots has launched a public consultation on the draft Northern Ireland…
Virtual Peatland Pavilion
Peatland Pavilion proposal for COP26 programmeOpportunity to contribute to and participate in proposing and shaping the first ever dedicated…
Diggers on Bwlch y Groes
Wales’ first carbon-funded peatland restoration project is complete!A peatland restoration project at Bwlch y Groes on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park is the…
England launches Peat Action Plan
England launches Peat Action PlanThe IUCN UK Peatland Programme welcomes the long-awaited publication of the England Peat Action…