News tagged with wetlands

Image: Tunis wetlands

This Copernicus Sentinel-2 image features Tunisia's capital Tunis, in North Africa, and highlights some of the country's important wetlands.

dateFeb 02, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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The drying of peatlands is reducing bird diversity

A recent international study indicates that the populations of peatland birds in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia and Latvia have decreased by a third during the past three decades. The situation in Finland is the most dire, ...

dateSep 26, 2017 in Environment
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How do human impacts on wetlands affect animals?

A new Biological Reviews study provides a comprehensive assessment of how changes to wetlands affect animals, and the authors use their findings to provide recommendations for managing wetlands to maximise their biodiversity.

dateSep 20, 2017 in Environment
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