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Fire in paradise: Declaration of world scientists

October 21, 2020

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 largest tropical wetland. In order to express…

Announcing: Society of Wetland Scientists 40th Anniversary Award

October 21, 2020

Purpose: On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Society of Wetland Scientists the Executive Board would like to recognize high level and sustained contributions to wetland research, practice, education, or communication, or service to the Society. These awards are additional to the awards offered annually by the Society and covers the breadth of professional…

World’s leading aquatic scientific societies urgently call for cuts to global greenhouse gas emissions

September 14, 2020

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 climate change alarm. The societies call for drastically curtailed global greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst impacts of man-made climate change to fish and aquatic…


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