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SWS Climate Change Initiative collaborates to bring global leaders together for plenary panel discussion at SER 2021 World Conference World leaders in wetlands, peatlands and biodiversity conservation and restoration and climate change met (virtually) at the Society for Ecological Restoration’s (SER) 2021 World Conference Plenary Panel on June 22nd to discuss the importance of restoring…

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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 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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SWS tells Congress amendment 3140 to Energy Policy Modernization Act would make climate change worse Dear Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Harry Reid, Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell: We are 65 research scientists and practitioners who study energy, soils, forested and wetland ecosystems and climate change. We are writing in our individual capacities…

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