Past Events


Image: Neolithic trackway, Hatfield Moors © Henry Chapman

Past Events

Manchester Festival of Climate Action: Extreme weather - how can we protect our communities?

October 12, 2021
This exclusive event will explore some of the ways in which University of Manchester geography experts are working to better understand extreme weather events, and how nature-based solutions can make local communities more resilient to flooding, wildfires and heatwaves.

Peatlands Gathering 2021

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

IUCN UK Peatland Programme Conference 2021

September 13, 2021
Our annual conference series present opportunities for policy makers, scientists, land managers and practitioners from different disciplines to share their knowledge, experience and enthusiasm of peatland conservation and management.

IUCN World Conservation Congress, Marseille, France

September 11, 2021
IUCN World Conservation Congress, Marseille, France to be held from 3 to 11 September 2021 as a "hybrid" event allowing both physical and remote attendance.

World Water Week: Scaling bankable peatland projects for water security

August 26, 2021
Healthy peatlands are critical for water security as well as for mitigating and adapting to climate change. Learn more about catalysing investment into peatlands.

Nitrogen Futures Stakeholder Workshop II

July 27, 2021
Nitrogen Futures provides new evidence to support strategic local actions to reduce air pollution and protect the UK’s nature.

Bog Day 2021

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

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Peak District study reveals depths of carbon stored in threatened landscapesWith the UN Climate Conference (COP26) being held in Glasgow in under one months’ time, a new study…
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WaterLANDS: New European Green Deal project launched to lead largescale restoration of European wetlandsAn ambitious project has been launched to tackle largescale restoration of Europe’s wetlands, with…
A detail from the map indicating areas of the highest carbon potential (in red) derived from the peat motion map covering the period 2016-21.  Potential carbon savings and their market value per annum are indicated for the different areas highlighted.
Satellite Map Identifies Peatland Areas where Restoration has the Greatest Carbon ImpactPeatland organisations and experts from across the globe have joined together to pledge their…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Conference 2021 Registration OpenSign up for this year's IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference ‘Peatlands in Partnership: a road to…
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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…