Past Events


Image: Neolithic trackway, Hatfield Moors © Henry Chapman

Past Events

Ecology Across Borders 2021

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.

Empowering Communities to Connect with Peatlands

December 6, 2021
This online workshop will help community groups to assess their own training needs to engage with their local peatland.

Bog Standard Film Screening

December 2, 2021
Bog Standard is a short environmental documentary which looks to highlight the connections between peatlands and people.

Book Launch: The Peatlands of Britain and Ireland

November 30, 2021
The IUCN UK Peatland Programme's Clifton Bain launches his new book 'The Peatlands of Britain and Ireland'.

Peatland Pavilion at UNFCCC COP26

November 12, 2021
The Peatland Pavilion at UNFCCC COP26 will highlight the importance of global peatlands for the climate, people, and the planet as a key nature-based solution to climate change.

COP26 – 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference

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.

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

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UNFCCC COP26
Reflections from the UNFCCC COP26 Peatland PavilionThe first COP26 Peatland Pavilion stood out as one of only a handful of thematic pavilions and one…
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'The Peatlands of Britain and Ireland' by Clifton BainThe IUCN UK Peatland Programme's Clifton Bain completes his trilogy with this look at the Peatlands…
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Pennine PeatLIFE film by Land & Sky MediaAt the September IUCN UK Peatland Programme/LIFE conference film night, the North Pennines AONB…
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Peatland Code updateThe Peatland Code now has 48 Projects registered with a total of almost 8000 ha of peatland…
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NatureScot Peatland ACTION expansion and opportunitiesThe NatureScot Peatland ACTION team is expanding to meet demand and provide more green jobs to…
Curlew by Damian Waters
Climate change and UK birds – a focus on peatlandsIn early November, the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) launched a new report on the impacts of…
Digger reprofiling
Pennine PeatLIFE finishes restoration works in the Forest of BowlandThe Forest of Bowland AONB is the westernmost extent of the Pennine chain.
Wave dams Cairngorms National Park
Drain (grip) blocking in the Cairngorms National Park Peatland ACTION Project Officer Matt Watson (Cairngorms National Park) provides an insight into…
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The importance of peatlands in protecting urban areas in a warming worldGreater Manchester was chosen by the Making Cities Resilient 2030 initiative to serve a three-year…
Dawn at Marches Mosses by Stephen Barlow
Marches Mosses marks 30-year milestone in fight against climate change An internationally important lowland raised peat bog between England and Wales celebrates its 30th…
Virtual Peatland Pavilion
Virtual Peatland Pavilion for COP26 UNFCCCWe are delighted to launch a new dome in the Virtual Peatland Pavilion for COP26 UNFCCC.