Peatland Restoration worldwide – where do we stand in 2021? Webinar 14.06.2021
An IPS webinar on the occasion of UN World Environment Day, World Peatlands Day
World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. This year the theme is Ecosystem Restoration. In addition, on 5th of June 2021 the UN Decade of Restoration will be launched.
IPS has launched its World Peatlands Day in autumn 2019, and is celebrating this important event now on 2nd of June for the second time.
Let’s see what international experts have to say on the status of peatland restoration in 10 of our member countries. Free entry.
The event is organized by the International Peatland Society (IPS), and the Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research of the University of Helsinki (INAR)
All times EEST, Helsinki summer time
15:00 Opening Marko Pomerants, IPS President
15:05 World Environment Day– Peatland Ecosystem Restoration : Olli-Pekka Siira, Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR), University of Helsinki
Short scientific presentations and talks
15:15 Peatland Restoration in Finland: Anne Tolvanen
15:30 Peatland Restoration in Estonia: Ain Kull, Edgar Karofeld, Jüri-Ott Salm
15:45 Peatland Restoration in Germany: Gerald Jurasinski
16:00 Peatland Restoration in Sweden: Sabine Jordan (or other person)
16:15 Peatland Restoration in Indonesia, the need of Criteria and Indicators for Peatland Restoration: Daniel Murdiyarso
10 min break
16:40 Peatland Restoration in Lithuania: Nerijus Zableckis, Jūratė Sendžikaitė, Leonas Jarašius
16:55 Peatland Restoration in Latvia: Andis Lazdiņš
17:10 Peatland Restoration in Canada: Pete Whittington, Line Rochefort
17:25 Peatland Restoration in Ireland: Mark McCorry
17:40 Peatland Restoration in UK: Roxane Anderson (pre-recorded)
17:50 Brief discussion (can be extended, if needed)
18:00 Closing words, Susann Warnecke, IPS Acting Secretary General
Times slots can still change.
Join live: http://bit.ly/peatresto21
7 June 2021