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Action plan for peatland conservation and wise use in Russia

This document was developed by a group of experts with support from the Wetlands International Russia Programme in accordance with a decision taken at the […]

Irina Kamennova

Maria Nosova

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Pilot projects on peatlands restoration

Although most peatlands have remained intact, several million hectares of peatlands have been drained and used for peat extraction, agriculture, and forestry. The peatland area used for peat mining is especially great in the Moscow Province.

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Wetlands of International Importance in Russia.

This booklet contains basic information on the 35 wetland sites designated by the Government of the Russian Federation for the List of Wetlands of International Importance under the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971).

The International Investment Bank provides grant to Wetlands International to support peatland restoration in Russia

In accordance with its environmental responsibility policy and promoting sustainable development in its member states, the International Investment Bank (IIB) has provided a grant to […]

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International workshop on ‘Restoring peatlands in Russia: Project outcomes and prospects for future cooperation’ was held in the city of Vladimir and the Meshchera National Park on 27-28 September 2016

The 100 participants came from 15 federal subjects of Russia and 6 foreign countries. They got an insight into peatland management, conservation, and restoration in Russia and worldwide.

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Towards the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census

In January 2016, tens of thousands of people across the world will participate in the 50th count of the International Waterbird Census (IWC). The IWC […]