Global Peatlands Initiative | News
159
archive,category,category-news,category-159,qode-quick-links-1.0,wls_unknown,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode_grid_1300,qode-theme-ver-17.1,qode-theme-bridge,disabled_footer_bottom,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.6,vc_responsive

News

One week ago, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) launched its new Special Report on Climate Change, Desertification, Land Degradation, Sustainable Land Management, Food Security and Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in Terrestrial Ecosystems.“ The IPCC Report highlights the vital role of peatlands and in the new report, has emphasized...

Representing the most carbon-dense terrestrial ecosystem, peatlands can be found in all climatic zones across 169 countries worldwide. Their sustainable management, restoration and conservation play a crucial role in the process of tackling climate change, as drained and degraded peatlands represent a major source of...

Coordinated by UN Environment, UN Convention for Biological Diversity and Wetlands International and hosted by the Global Environment Facility in their Rio Conventions Pavilion, “Towards a joint peatland declaration: Synergies of MEAs to reverse the trend on peatland degradation” side event held 7 December, 9.30-11.00...

An intense working week saw a major step forward in the global South - solidifying further the commitment of countries and partners to cooperate on protecting tropical peatlands. Ministers, peatland experts, researchers, business owners, community members and diverse stakeholders enthusiastically exchanged lessons, techniques, ideas and...