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The Second Warning to Humanity and Wetlands

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Originally published in December 2017 Wetland Science & Practice : C Max Finlayson (Institute for Land, water and Society, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW, Australia, and IHE Delft, Institute for Water Education, Delft, Netherlands) William R Moomaw (Center for International Environment and Resource Policy, The Fletcher School, Tufts Univ...
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SWS San Juan Statement on Climate Change and Wetlands

June 8, 2017 -  SWS issued the Society of Wetland Scientists San Juan Statement on Climate Change and Wetlands at the 2017 SWS Annual Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on June 5 - 8, 2017. Over 200 attendees signed the statement in support. The Statement reads as follows: "The following participants at the Society of Wetland Scientists 2017 An...
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Scientists as advocates: a new study

March 14, 2017 -  A study from Environmental Communication challenges the assumption that advocacy harms the reputations of scientists. According to John Kotcher, the study's lead author and a researcher at George Mason University's Center for Climate Change Communication, the study revealed that "the long-standing question of whether scientis...
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CA law recognizes watersheds as infrastructure

October 21, 2016 -  In September, the California governor signed a law that recognizes the state's source watersheds as part of its water infrastructure, and their increasing importance as our climate changes. By doing so, the law allows the use of modern financing approaches to protect and restore source watersheds, including stream channel r...
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