Wetlands in the News

  • ‘Restore floodplains and wetlands for climate resilience’
    Restoring floodplains and wetlands is a cost-effective way to improve climate resilience. That’s the verdict from the European Environment Agency (EEA), which says this lowers the amount of financial investment needed to defend against damaging floods...
  • 2017 Tianjin Binhai Bird Watching Festival focuses on wetlands conservation
    Tianjin Binhai Bird Watching Festival was held Nov 17 at Dagang Grand Theater in Tianjin Binhai New Area. [Photo by Zhang Xingjian/chinadaily.com.cn] Co-organized by the Department of Wildlife Conservation and Nature Reserve Management of China’s State...
  • Melbourne's toxic wetlands
    Queens Park has been an oasis in the western suburbs since the 1850s, a small lake surrounded by greenery in the heart of Moonee Ponds. On a fine day, the park fills with locals looking for peace at lunchtime, to walk the dog or relax in the shade.
  • Greenfields Wetlands closed to the public because of dangerous snake sightings
    GREENFIELDS Wetlands near Mawson Lakes has been closed to the public until further notice due to a high number of dangerous snakes. Salisbury Council last week closed the popular wetlands in Dry Creek indefinitely because of public safety concerns...
  • Old Field pond, wetlands property purchased by state to preserve
    The state’s $2 million purchase of a 6-acre property along Flax Pond in Old Field will preserve an environmentally sensitive area while enabling students and researchers to study the effects of climate change, officials say. The site — two parcels...