Resources

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Global Peatland Assessment

This is the summary report of the first comprehensive global assessment on the links between peatland degradation and climate change shows that clearance, drainage and […]

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The Global Peatland Fund flyer

This the flyer of the Global Peatland Fund, which reduces greenhouse gas emissions by rehabilitating degraded peatlands – especially peatswamp rainforests in Southeast Asia. Peatland […]

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Saving peatlands (brochure)

Peatlands support millions of people around the world, store twice as much carbon as all forests worldwide, and are home to many threatened species of […]

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Peatlands: hotspots for emissions reductions

Peatlands play a critical role in climate regulation, storing twice as much carbon as the entire world’s forest biomass and emitting large amounts of carbon when drained. The UNFCCC provides significant […]

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LULUCF the ‘No Loopholes’ Environmental Integrity Package for Ministers

At the COP17 Climate summit in Durban, Ministers decide whether or not it will be possible for developed countries to reduce their emissions by rewetting […]

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Submission to SBSTA on REDD and peatlands – Sept 2011

This policy submission to the UN Climate Conference (UNFCCC) provides input to methodological guidance to the policy mechanism REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest […]

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Strategic Intent 2011-2020

The Strategic Intent 2011-2020 is the ten year outlook for our organisation and the overarching strategy for the organisation worldwide. It reflects the new challenges for wetland […]

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Information sheet on palm oil & peatlands

This paper shines light on the issue of greenhouse gas emissions due to conversion of areas with peatsoils for palm oil production, including for biodiesel. […]

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Factsheets: palm oil, tropical peatlands and climate change

Globally, wetlands – especially tropical peatlands – store more greenhouse gases than the entire atmosphere. Lose the world’s peatlands and more carbon dioxide (CO2) will […]

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Poster: Peatland Degradation Fuels Climate Change

Poster created for the UNFCCC meetings to show that the global climate community is doing nothing to address the significant emissions from peatland loss.