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a usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water

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a low area where the land is saturated with water

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Since the 1990s, the state has promoted a goal of "no net loss'' of wetlands and conducts aerial surveys to find illegal wetland filling and gives technical help to communities to meet that goal.
According to Wetlands International, a global non-profit dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wetlands around the world, wetlands are on the "front-line" as development pressures increase everywhere.
Cimatu also said DENR is currently focused on improving the sewerage systems in the island among other concerns, and recovering the wetlands and transferring the illegal settlers will take time.
'Barr al Hikman is truly a pristine jewel and with biodiversity under threat around the world, we are proud to be working in partnership with the ministry, Wetlands International and a host of experts to achieve shared goals of protecting, conserving and managing natural habitats and critical ecosystems in Oman,' Muna said.
Washington: The traffic outside the boundaries of the Diyasaru Park is locked bumper to bumper, but inside is a wetland paradise.
'Wetlands are prizeland not wasteland, therefore should be integrated into the development and management plans of cities,' he said.
In order to foster restoration and conservation of urban wetlands, and to highlight the importance of individual responsibility, a clean-up drive was organized where participants voluntarily cleaned up Lake View park by picking up litter and trash.
The future of humanity depends on wetlands. This ecosystem provides and purifies our water, while replenishing the groundwater.
Urban wetlands, such as the one found at Athalassa Park, are essential and contribute to making cities liveable.
Wetland ecosystem is one of the most important ecosystems in the world.
Indeed, several wetlands in the Nile Basin have undergone degradation due to multiple contributing factors; settlements and urbanization by an ever growing population, reclamation and conversion for agriculture.
IUCN Pakistan-funded Saving the Endangered Sea Turtles' Project has organized the World Wetlands Day 2015 at Wetland Centre Sandspit Karachi.
LAKKI MARWAT -- The Wildlife Division DI Khan arranged a colourful function in the premises of Wildlife Park on Tuesday to mark world Wetlands Day.
Scott Petrek, WWT reserve warden says: "Wetlands are amazing, they are where land meets water and provide a beautiful, exciting habitat full of wildlife to explore and enjoy.
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