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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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Using stable isotopes of water and strontium to investigate the hydrology of a natural and a constructed wetland. Ground Water, 36:434-443.
Using analysis of the microbiological health of wetlands is cheaper and faster than traditional assessments, and could lead to improvements in harnessing natural processes to filter human's wastewater, according to Zhiqiang Hu, associate professor of engineering.
Requiring compensation for the unavoidable wetland impacts resulting from development activities has been a part of the program since the mid-1980s, and prior to the Wetland Bureau joining DES in 1987, and now serves as a critical program for addressing wetland loss.
Children can use their log books to help them on their expedition and stamp them with special wetland explorer stamps as a take-home reminder of their wild day out.
The wetland ecosystem is also home and known breeding area of Philippine ducks, a vulnerable species as listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
From 1955 to the mid-1970s, the United States lost approximately half a million acres of wetland habitat every year, most due to agricultural activity.
Wetlands are also important storehouses of plant genetic material.
The focus of the draft national policy, which began as early as 2012, is the creation of a committee that will oversee and harmonize the different efforts and functions under the existing National Wetland Action Plan, Navarro said.
In Barangay Paligui, a 70-hectare portion of the wetland adjacent to the bird sanctuary is being developed into rice paddies by the new owner after it was sold by the former owner.
Important wetland functions include water storage, groundwater recharge, storm protection, flood mitigation, shoreline stabilisation, erosion control, and retention of carbon, nutrients, sediments and pollutants.
13/01/2019 13:16, TUNIS/Tunisia (TAP) -- The Maghreb, the Balkans and the Near East are the regions that are at risk of losing the greatest number of wetland species due to climate change, according to the 2nd report of the Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory (MWO-2), "challenges and opportunities: solutions for sustainable Mediterranean wetlands".
It is time to act swiftly and surely to adopt policies and practices for the conservation and wise use of wetlands. Wetland interventions must be scaled; raising awareness of the services they provide; integrating wetland conservation, wise use, and restoration into policies across all societal sectors; creating economic incentives so conserving wetlands makes good business sense in both the long- and short-term; taking action to eliminate perverse incentives that threaten wetlands; improving how we take inventory and track the extent of wetlands; and building wetlands into all planning to achieve each and every one of the United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Over 300,000 birds of approximately 80 different species have made the intertidal wetland on the coast of Oman their home for resting and feeding during their annual migration.
Washington: The traffic outside the boundaries of the Diyasaru Park is locked bumper to bumper, but inside is a wetland paradise.