Past Events


Image: Neolithic trackway, Hatfield Moors © Henry Chapman

Past Events

Global Peatlands Initiative: Preparing field campaigns in peatland environments

May 7, 2021
An introduction on how to prepare before peatland field visits.

UK Anthology Series: Peatlands and Forestry

April 27, 2021
The second episode of the new UK Anthology series will explore how peatlands and forestry interact in the UK.

Wetland Futures in Contested Environments

April 27, 2021
This webinar will provide insights into the variety of usages of peatlands, and the different comprehensions of heritage in three different peatland locations.

A Case for Nature: Building a coalition for Nature-based Recovery

April 22, 2021
Join IUCN on Earth Day for a virtual dialogue on Nature-based Recovery.

Earth Day 2021

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

Natural climate solutions and the rising price of carbon

April 21, 2021
In this webinar, Forest Carbon and Natural Capital Partners will bring the buyer's perspective to bear on the UK’s voluntary carbon market.

Earth Observation for Conservation Policy and Practice

April 20, 2021
A webinar exploring trans-Atlantic perspectives on the potential of Earth Observation for conservation policy and practice towards the 30x30 goal.

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Bog Tales: Storytelling for peatland scientists training opportunityAn exciting funded training opportunity for peatland researchers to take part in SAGES official #…
Carbon Storage and Sequestration by Habitat 2021 (NERR094) Fig. 1.2
Carbon Storage and Sequestration by Habitat 2021 (NERR094)A new Natural England Research Report on ‘Carbon Storage and Sequestration by Habitat’ reviews the…
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We are recruiting a Peatland Programme OfficerWe are recruiting for a Peatland Programme Officer to join the IUCN UK Peatland Programme team.
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Mapping the contribution of Phototrophic microbes to the global carbon cycle of PeatlandsA group of peatland scientists is building a database of the diversity, abundance, biomass, and…
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…
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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.
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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…