Peatlands International 2/2009

Issue 2/2009 of Peatlands International, the global magazine of IPS, was
sent to all members of our Society and a number of additional subscribers in early February 2010.

Members in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Ukraine and from countries without a National Committee receive their magazine directly from the IPS Secretariat in Finland.

The National Committees of Canada, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and USA organize the distribution in their own countries.

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  • Editorial: IPS National Committees in a changing world
  • From the President’s Desk: Towards A Strategy for Responsible Peatland Management

Peat and peatland events

  • Peatlands in Balance - 14th International Peat Congress
  • IPS Autumn Meetings in Brussels
  • Welcome to the IPS Convention 2010 in Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Recommendation for the International Peat Congress 2016
  • IPS Executive Board Elections 2010
  • How to get to Jyväskylä
  • Charlotte attracts Experts on Growing Media
  • 1st Announcement and Call for Papers: 6th International Symposium on Peat in Horticulture, 11 October 2010
  • Irish Peat Society Workshop and Seminar 2009: Killamuck Bog Restoration Project
  • Baltic Peat Forum in Tartu
  • Future IPS Meetings and Symposia
  • Events of related organisations

Research reports

  • Peat Fires in Indonesia Continue to Contribute to Climate Change
  • The Copenhagen Climate Summit: A Crucial Moment for Peatlands
  • Past and Future of Cultivated Peatlands - Nordic Environmental Challenges
  • Peatland Monitoring in France
  • New Peatland Research Site Established in Northwestern Ontario, Canada

IPS insights

  • Lech Szajdak - Doctor Honoris Causa
  • In memoriam: Charlie Carncross 1921 - 2009
  • New IPS Members 2009
  • IPS Member Application Form
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Subscribe to Peat News!


  • Finland-Fenland book
  • Book review: Functional Wetlands