The 14th International Peat Congress
The 14th International Peat Congress, in Stockholm, Sweden 3-8 June 2012.
The International Peat Congress (IPC) takes place every forth year. The theme of the 14th IPC is ”Peatlands in Balance” and its core will be presentations and documentation of the latest research results on peat and peatlands in the broadest sense from the boreal, temperate, and tropical regions of the world.
All's well that ends well, see the end of the film from the congress two anchors!
Video from day 4 of the congress
Video from day 3 of the congress
Video from day 2 of the congress
Video from day 1 of the congress
• On the governance of peatlands/wetlands in Sweden (tentative title)
Anders Flanking, State Secretary at the Ministry for the Environment
Change in the Programme: Lena Ek, the Minister for the Environment, recently (30/5) announced that she, unfortunately, is unable to attend the Congress and give her Keynote speech. The State Secretary Anders Flanking will replace her.
• Strategy for responsible peatland management –
what and what next?
Jack Rieley, Chairman Scientific Advisory Board, International Peat Society
• Challenges and prospects for the peat and growing media industry –
Leading the way to responsible resource management
Norbert Siebels Chairman of the European Peat and Growing Media
Association (EPAGMA) Managing Director of Klasmann-Deilmann GmbH
• Peatlands in the global carbon cycle and their role as modifiers
Nigel T. Roulet, James McGill Professor of Biogeosciences