The article on peatlands in National Reporting on climate in Russian Federation is published now in special issue of “Land”

The citation is: Sirin, A.; Medvedeva, M.; Korotkov, V.; Itkin, V.; Minayeva, T.; Ilyasov, D.; Suvorov, G.; Joosten, H. Addressing Peatland Rewetting in Russian Federation Climate […]


Video “Mire must be wet”

A video about the project “Restoring Peatlands in Russia” will be shown at the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention […]


Peatland Pavilion at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference

An exciting initiative will take place at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP26) – the Peatland Pavilion. This project was initiated by […]


The 2021 German Environmental Award Ceremony took place in Darmstadt

President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier presented the German Environmental Award to the leading expert of the Restoring Peatlands in Russia Project


Presentation of the Restoring Peatlands in Russia Project at the Conference on Sustainable Tourism

The Conference on “Sustanable Development of Tourism: today and tomorrow” took place in the framework of the Russian-German Cross-Year of the Economy and Sustainable Development […]


We congratulate our colleague Professor Hans Joosten on being awarded the most highly endowed environmental prize in Europe!

Leading expert of the Restoring Peatlands in Russia Project, co-founder of the Greifswald Mire Centre won this year's German Environmental Award established by the German Federal Foundation for the Environment (DBU)


Workshop on “Restoring ecosystems and ecosystem services for climate change mitigation and adaptation. Experience in the restoration of peatlands and mire ecosystems”

Organized by the Project on ‘Restoring Peatlands in Russia – for fire prevention and climate change mitigation’ and the Project on ‘Enhancing ecosystem services through […]


Workshop on Integrating information on peatland management into climate reporting

Workshop on Integrating information on peatland management into climate reporting was held in the Yu.A. Izrael Institute of Global Climate and Ecology in Moscow on […]


New project: Development of Background for National Reporting on Peatlands Drainage-Rewetting in the Russian Federation

The goal of this project is to demonstrate the potential for peatland management and restoration to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to mitigate climate […]

Case study

Demonstration of paludiculture and education for low carbon sustainable wetland use

An experimental plot for demonstrating low-carbon wet agriculture opportunities was established on the territory of the Russian State Agrarian University –K.A. Timiryazev Agricultural Academy in Moscow in 2018–2019.