Wetlands disappear faster than forests
Friday, September 28, 2018, 11:05 AM
Wetlands, the most economically-valuable and among the most biodiverse-ecosystems in the world, are disappearing three-times faster than forests. A new report by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands warned of severe consequences for the future unless urgent action is taken to ensure their survival. There is a slow awakening to the value of wetlands. Across the globe, legislative bodies need to integrate wetlands into policy-programs.