Archives for: November 19, 2010

“China’s Threatened Waters” by Sean Gallagher [nov. 22nd – dec. 12th]

Wetlands are found on every continent on earth, in the form of rivers, shallow lakes, swamps, mangroves, estuaries and floodplains. They are valued for their ability to store floodwaters, protect shorelines, improve water quality, and recharge groundwater aquifers.
China’s wetlands cover some 65 million hectares, ranking first in Asia and representing […]