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The Embassy of Estonia is hosting the LIFE Peat Restore photo exhibition: ‘Restoring Peatlands for Climate’

NABU and the Embassy of Estonia as the generous host are excited to announce the photo exhibition opening, showcasing the beauty of the northern European peatlands. The exhibition introduces you to the biodiversity and ecosystem functions of peatlands, as well as to the restoration areas from the LIFE Peat Restore project extending over five EU … read more

Barnim District Administration is hosting the LIFE Peat Restore photo exhibition: ‘Restoring Peatlands for Climate’

NABU in cooperation with the Barnim District Administration is hosting the LIFE Peat Restore photo exhibition: ‘Restoring Peatlands for Climate’. The exhibition highlights the beauty of the northern European peatlands and presents their biodiversity and ecosystem functions, as well as to the restoration works by the LIFE Peat Restore project, extending over five countries. Everyone … read more

LIFE Peat Restore team presents the project in an international conference

On June 13–14, 2019, the Academic Centre for Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia hosted an international conference organised by LIFE Restore project under LIFE Climate Action programme. The conference was dedicated to responsible and sustainable management of peatlands and attracted more than 150 participants from various organisations (governmental institutions, peat industry, NGOs, research … read more

Klub Przyrodników and Lithuanian Fund for Nature are testing techniques of peat forming vegetation on bare peat surfaces and water bodies

On May 2019, LIFE Peat Restore presented a poster at the Annual Convention of the International Peatland Society, about specific peat forming vegetation techniques implemented on bare peat surfaces and water bodies. An important aspect of LIFE Peat Restore is to test various methods of establishing peat forming vegetation on peatland areas that have been … read more

International photo exhibition starts travelling through five countries

On March 8, 2019, an international transportable photo exhibition “Restoring peatlands for climate” will be opened in Riga, Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia. The exhibition was prepared by the LIFE Peat Restore project team in University of Latvia in close collaboration with LIFE Peat Restore partners in four other project countries, Estonia, Lithuania, … read more

Lithuania

Successful seminar in Lithuania will soon lead to first GHG balance scenarios

Lithuania

LIFE Peat Restore made great progress in 2018. Vegetation and hydrological monitoring has been established on all project sites, including the instalment of automatic water loggers and wells to measure water levels on monitoring plots. The data from monitoring is a key component for the calculations of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, as well as the … read more

LIFE Peat Restore project on TV broadcast

On 10 October 2018, Latvian Television aired a broadcast dedicated to peatland ecosystems. This was a series within a popular science broadcast called Impulse of Discovery (Izziņas impulss in Latvian). In the broadcast, the role of peatlands in regulating flooding and climate by sequestering greenhouse gases (GHG) was explained, as well as the conflicting nature … read more