Regional Peat Symposia 2021 Series 1, Peatlands: Why are They Important?
We begin the Regional Peat Symposia with the theme, “Peatlands: Why Are They Important?” where we discuss the underlying topics and issues pertaining to peatland governance, management, and its ecosystem services.
This event will be running accordingly with the timezone GMT +8 (Malaysia, the Philippines). Kindly register via Eventbrite in the link here
5:00 - 15:10:
People for Peat
15:10 - 15:30:
Peat & Haze: Why Haven't We Solved This?
Dr. Helena Varkkey, Universiti Malaya (Malaysia)
15:30 - 15:50:
Peat Water Management - Importance, Challenges, and Opportunities
Dr. Ir. Salmah Zakaria, Academy of Sciences Malaysia (Malaysia)
15:50 - 16:10:
Tropical Peatlands: Has Temperate Peatland Management Taught Us Anything?
Prof. Hans Joosten, International Mire Conservation Group, Greifswald Mire Centre, University of Greifswald (Germany)
16:10 - 16:30:
Ecosystem Services Provided by Peatland Landscape
Prof. Susan Page, University of Leicester (United Kingdom)
16.30 – 17.00:
Panel Discussion and Q&A