Declaration of the “Power to the Peatlands” conference 19th to 21st September 2023, Antwerp, Belgium: Empower nature, climate and future now!
The Power to the Peatlands conference, the largest conference of peatland experts ever held, that took place in Antwerp in September 2023. The conference united 547 attendants on site, and around 140 online. People joined from 29 European countries, and additionally from 17 countries from outside Europe.
At this conference, a declaration to Empower nature, climate and future now! was agreed and calls for joint urgent action to safeguard peatlands in Europe, on behalf of 80 signatories, representing EU funded projects, scientists, non-governmental organisations, land managers, etc. 20230922_Conf.-declaration_P2P.pdf