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These briefing notes are aimed at policy makers, practitioners and academics to help explain the ecological processes that underpin peatland function.  Understanding the ecology of peatlands is essential when investigating the impacts of human activity on peatlands, interpreting research findings and planning the recovery of damaged peatlands.

Our most recent briefings are: 

Briefing: Natural Capital financing & peatlands

Supporting sustainable & healthy peatlands after Brexit briefing

IUCN Climate change & peatlands briefing

Briefing: Assessing opportunity costs of peatland restoration