The Sava River Basin: Mediating Priorities

The Sava River is inarguably one of the most important waterways in Europe. The second largest tributary of the Danube River, the Sava benefits more than eight million people who live in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, Herzegovna and Albania. The...
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Turning a Parking Lot into a Salt Marsh—the Del Mar Wetlands Restoration Project

It is not often that you find yourself surrounded by marshes, birds, fish, crabs and other wildlife in a place that was once covered with asphalt. But, the Del Mar project has set a new bar for wetlands restoration. With a financial infusion of $2.25 million and a...
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Jiangsu Yancheng Wetlands Protection Project

Saving the Yancheng Coastal Wetlands When we think of the People’s Republic of China, many images come to mind, but probably not wetlands. However, the northern coast of China is home to a large expanse of wetlands. Facing the Yellow Sea and near to Nanjing and...
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Restoring the Mekong Delta Wetlands

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta Wetlands Over 10 million acres of wetlands are distributed throughout Vietnam. These areas consist of several permanent and temporary billabongs, swamps, marshes, lakes, mudflats, salt marshes, fens, mangroves, coral reefs peat bogs and bodies...
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Saving the Orange River Mouth Wetlands

Orange River Mouth Wetlands Restoration Project The Orange River mouth wetlands area is situated on the Atlantic coast of South Africa at the mouth of the largest river in South Africa. It is located in an arid region that lies on the border between South Africa and...
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The South Florida Everglades Restoration Project

A Valued Ecosystem – America’s Everglades Wetlands The subtropical Everglades region is the only wetland region of its kind in the United States. It covers much of South Florida and comprises of more than 4,000 square miles. The Everglades watershed is Lake...
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The iSimangaliso Wetland Park Restoration Project

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park Project Previously named the Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park is known for its diversity. It is located in South Africa’s sunniest province KwaZulu Natal and comprises of vast internationally relevant...
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Huntley Meadows Park Wetlands Restoration Project

Restoring the Huntley Meadows Park Wetlands Located in Virginia, United States, Huntley Meadows Park wetlands is regionally significant as one of the most diverse and productive non-tidal wetlands in the region. It is also the largest wetland area in Fairfax County....
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Upper Sand River Wetlands Rehabilitation

Upper Sand River Wetlands – Tackling Sustainability Issues Together The Sand River Wetlands are located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa along the upper part of one of the shallowest and shortest rivers in the country. The name of the river was derived...
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The Pantanal Wetlands

The Pantanal Wetlands – Teeming With Wildlife The Pantanal is an enormous seasonal floodplain known as the largest all wetland areas in the world. The name Pantanal comes from the Portuguese word pântano which can be translated to marsh, quagmire, bog, swamp, or...
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The Sava River Basin: Mediating Priorities

The Sava River is inarguably one of the most important waterways in Europe. The second largest tributary of the Danube River, the Sava benefits more than eight million people who live in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, Herzegovna and Albania. The...

Jiangsu Yancheng Wetlands Protection Project

Saving the Yancheng Coastal Wetlands When we think of the People’s Republic of China, many images come to mind, but probably not wetlands. However, the northern coast of China is home to a large expanse of wetlands. Facing the Yellow Sea and near to Nanjing and...

Restoring the Mekong Delta Wetlands

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta Wetlands Over 10 million acres of wetlands are distributed throughout Vietnam. These areas consist of several permanent and temporary billabongs, swamps, marshes, lakes, mudflats, salt marshes, fens, mangroves, coral reefs peat bogs and bodies...

Saving the Orange River Mouth Wetlands

Orange River Mouth Wetlands Restoration Project The Orange River mouth wetlands area is situated on the Atlantic coast of South Africa at the mouth of the largest river in South Africa. It is located in an arid region that lies on the border between South Africa and...

Upper Sand River Wetlands Rehabilitation

Upper Sand River Wetlands – Tackling Sustainability Issues Together The Sand River Wetlands are located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa along the upper part of one of the shallowest and shortest rivers in the country. The name of the river was derived...

The Pantanal Wetlands

The Pantanal Wetlands – Teeming With Wildlife The Pantanal is an enormous seasonal floodplain known as the largest all wetland areas in the world. The name Pantanal comes from the Portuguese word pântano which can be translated to marsh, quagmire, bog, swamp, or...

The Wasur National Park

The Wasur National Park – The Least Disturbed Wetlands in Indonesia The wetlands situated within the Wasur National Park are the least disturbed in Indonesia. Located in the Papua province, the park is a vast open and incredibly bio-diverse ecosystem. It is so...

The Sundarbans – Home of the Bengal Tiger

Mutual Protection – The Story of the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest The Sundarbans is one of the biggest mangrove forests in the world. It is located in the Bay of Bengal on the delta of the Ganges, Meghna and Brahmaputra rivers, and borders the Sundarbans World...

Restoring and Protecting the Ballona Wetlands

The Dedicated Friends of the Ballona Wetlands The Ballona Wetlands is one of the only remaining wetland areas in the Los Angeles basin. It is located in Southern California, east of Playa del Rey and south of Marina del Rey. Because of the importance of wetlands to...

Saving the Manila Bay Wetlands

Manila Bay – Home to Animals and Plants Manila Bay is a natural harbor in the Philippines. It is located at the capital of the Philippines where it serves as a gateway between the country and its neighbors. The bay is home to nearly 5,000 hectares of wetlands which...

The Marco Island Mangrove Restoration Project

Restoring the Marco Island Mangrove Forest In an era in which we are becoming increasingly ecologically minded, many steps are taken before commencing large construction projects that could affect the natural habitat of earth’s creatures. This was not the case in 1938...