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Fire in paradise: Declaration of world scientists Scientists of the world, coming from across all disciplines and working across a wide range of subjects and themes, are very concerned with the extensive fires which have been taking place in the Amazon Rainforests and in the Pantanal Region (shared by Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay), the planet’s…

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SWS Denver Declaration on the Management and Restoration of Wetlands SWS issued the Society of Wetland Scientists Denver Declaration on the Management and Restoration of Wetlands at the 2018 SWS Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, USA, on May 29 – June 1, 2018. Over 200 attendees signed the statement in support. The Statement reads as follows: “The…

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SWS Europe Chapter produces Declaration on the Protection of the Lake Ohrid Ecosystem The SWS Europe Chapter produced a Declaration on the Protection of the Lake Ohrid Ecosystem at its 13th annual chapter meeting, April 30 – May 4, 2018. The Declaration recognizes the important ecosystem services provided by the wetlands of the Lake Ohrid system…

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The Second Warning to Humanity and Wetlands Originally published in December 2017 Wetland Science & Practice. Written by 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 University,…

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SWS travels to 10th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference SWS was represented strongly at the 10th INTECOL (International Association of Ecology) International Wetlands Conference, held in Changshu, China, from September 19 – 24, 2016. SWS takes great pride in the many and substantial contributions of our members, who helped to make the conference in Changshu such…

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