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 […]


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 […]

Case study

Rewetting and monitoring activities at the Radovitsky Mokh peatland, Moscow Oblast

The Project’s restoration site is located in the southwestern part of the Radovitsky Mokh peatland at the border with Ryazan Oblast, and covers 1,600 hectares. […]


Гринпис России опубликовал обновленную версию практического руководства «Рекомендации по тушению торфяных пожаров на осушенных болотах»

Авторы обобщили уникальный практический опыт Гринпис России, а также расширили теоретическую часть, благодаря участию Франка Эдома, гидролога болот из Германии, который является одним из последователей […]


Cultivation and use of reed biomass on cutover peatlands (experimental research materials)

Panov, V.V., E.E. Kukushkina, Yu.N. Zhenikhov, and K.L. Shakhmatov. Cultivation and use of reed biomass on cutover peatlands (experimental research materials). 2016. Tver: Triada Publishers. 160 pp. [In Russian, English summary]


Peatland inventory

One of the key tasks of the ‘Restoring Peatlands in Russia’ Project is to compile an inventory of peatlands