Events

Image: IUCN UK Peatland Conference, 2018 © Sarah Proctor

Events

Earth Day 2021

09:00 - April 22, 2021
Join earthday.org and over 1 billion participants around the world and take action on April 22nd.

Biodiversity Day 2021

12:00 - May 22, 2021
We're part of the solution #ForNature

International Bog Day 2021

09:00 - July 25, 2021
This year's International Bog Day will take place on Sunday 25th July 2021, celebrating the brilliance of bogs.

IUCN World Conservation Congress

09:00 - September 11, 2021
IUCN World Conservation Congress, Marseille, France to be held from 3 to 11 September 2021.

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. 

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.

Green Recovery Challenge Fund
Applications open for second round of Green Recovery Challenge FundThis £40million fund will once again support projects across England to restore nature, tackle…
Peatland Code logo
IHS Markit to Launch Global Carbon Credit Meta-RegistryThe first global meta-registry aims to provide transparency and efficient tracking, accounting and…
Nature Recovery Plan
Nature’s recovery can create 7,000 new jobs in ScotlandNew research from leading Scottish environment charities shows that backing their plan for nature’s…
The Extraordinary Story of Peat and Carbon
New short animation explores the extraordinary story of peat and carbonExploring the extraordinary quantities of carbon locked up on millennial timescales within peatland…
February newsletter: winter edition
IUCN UK Peatland Programme Newsletter: Winter Edition 2021Read the latest IUCN UK Peatland Programme newsletter.
The West Cavan Bog Association Site
Eyes on the Bog: The West Cavan Bog Association SitesTwo new Eyes on the Bog sites have been established by the West Cavan Bog Association, in Fartrin…
IUCN UK PP Conference
Reflections from the 10th IUCN UK Peatland Programme ConferenceThe 10th annual IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference was delivered online for the first time, with…
UK GHG inventory
Peatland addition to the UK GHG inventory adds 3.5% to national emissionsThe end of January saw the long awaited, formal inclusion of peatlands in the UK GHG emissions…
Peatland Code update
Peatland Code updateInterest in the Peatland Code continues to grow and the team are experiencing increased demand for…
Shetland Peatland Restoration
Getting out to the bog in ShetlandAn innovative solution to accessing a Peatland Restoration site in Shetland.
Heather burn (C) North Peninnes AONB
Defra announce plans to prevent burning of vegetation on protected blanket bog habitats.Today’s announcement from Defra that the government plans to bring forward legislation to prevent…
Deforested bog 2 years post treatment
ScottishPower Renewables winter 2021 peatland restoration activityScottishPower Renewables (SPR) have completed 1267ha of deforested bog restoration using their “…