In focus Peatlands


News - 10 May 2017
Sustainable bioenergy from tropical peat forests
News - 9 May 2017
Why blazes can ignite, even in damp conditions

Event Coverage - 24 May 2017
‘Black gold’ for climate mitigation
Measuring the wealth of carbon stocks in peatlands
Event Coverage - 23 May 2017
Guardians of the forest
How Indonesian community leaders are fighting back to preserve their peatlands
Video Q&A - 22 May 2017
Tim Christophersen of UN Environment: ‘Peatlands are one of the least-understood ecosystems.’
Why peatlands have remained under the radar, despite being among the most important terrestrial ecosystems for the fight against climate change
Event Coverage - 19 May 2017
Event highlights: Global Landscapes Forum – Peatlands Matter
Local communities at the forefront of sustainability efforts on peatlands
Photo Essay - 18 May 2017
Living in a toxic haze
The daily reality of Indonesia's peatland fires
Video - 17 May 2017
People and peat
Making a living on protected land
Video - 17 May 2017
People and peat
Interview - 16 May 2017
Preserving precious peat in the Congo Basin
How the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could bring a recently-discovered peatland into its REDD process
Interview - 15 May 2017
Leveraging peat to beat the heat
Recognizing the potential of Peru’s rich peatlands in tackling climate change
Analysis - 12 May 2017
Getting down to business in Bonn
Meeting seeks to create a rule book for the Paris Agreement
News - 3 May 2017
Local law and order
Can communities and legislation stop Indonesian peatfires?
News - 3 May 2017
Local law and order
Video - 2 May 2017
Rewetting Indonesia’s peatlands
Local initiatives like canal-blocking and crop planting are helping to restore degraded peatlands