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Peatland Congress

14th – 20th June 2020 / Alexela Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

international
Peatland Congress

14th – 20th June 2020 / Alexela Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

international
Peatland Congress

14th – 20th June 2020 / Alexela Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

international
Peatland Congress

14th – 20th June 2020 / Alexela Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

international
Peatland Congress

14th – 20th June 2020 / Alexela Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

Peat and Peatlands - source of ecosystem services

For some time already it has been insufficient to consider peatlands merely as a source of peat for peat mining, nor as a source for forestry or agriculture. We have come to an understanding of the importance of all the ecosystemservices that peatland provide, especially in their natural condition.

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What's New?

Open lectures will be advertised in universities and to potentially interested NGO-s. Participation in such lectures will be free of charge for everyone. In parallel with the peatland congress, an international peat and peatlands related movie festival will be held. The festival would be open to the general public. Prior to the peatland congress, an international peat and peatland related photo contest will be held. The best pictures will be presented during the congress and winners will be announced.

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Why Estonia?

There is potentially no better scene for the discussion of peatland ecological services than Estonia. Due to the suitable landscape and climatic conditions for paludification, approx. 22 % of Estonian territory is covered with peatlands in various conditions. Peatlands are an integral part of the Estonian landscape and have governed the course of old roads and communication between different regions.

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Speakers

Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Please contact:

Margit Pulk
Head of Communications
margit@turbaliit.ee

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