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World’s leading aquatic scientific societies urgently call for cuts to global greenhouse gas emissions Dire consequences for freshwater and marine resources without significant and fast action Bethesda, MD (September 14, 2020).  In an unprecedented statement released today, 110 aquatic scientific societies, including SWS and representing more than 80,000 scientists across the world, joined forces to sound a…

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SWS Social Injustice Statement The Society of Wetland Scientists stands united in our firm commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. The racism we have witnessed most recently in the United States is, unfortunately, not new. It is part of a lengthy history of racism in the United States and globally. We may be tempted to…

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SWS San Juan Statement on Climate Change and Wetlands 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…

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