Convention on wetlands: Ramsar Policy Brief No. 5

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Overview: This document produced within the framework of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands provides a brief overview of the status of peatlands worldwide. It also proposes policy recommendations on the restoration of disturbed peatlands in the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030).

 

Reference: Convention on Wetlands*. 2021. Restoring drained peatlands: A necessary step to achieve global climate goals. Ramsar Policy Brief No. 5. Gland, Switzerland: Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands. (*Authors: Dinesen, L., H. Joosten, L. Rochefort, R. Lindsay & S. Glatzel)