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wetland

any shallow water-covered area.
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Moreover, she said if wetlands in the region were managed and preserved well, Maun would be a destination vicinity, not a getaway to other wetland areas like it is at the moment.
In the implementation of the National Inland Wetland Conservation Program, partnerships with [LGUs], non-governmental organizations, people's organizations and other stakeholders for the management and wise use of wetlands is the current strategy adopted by the DENR,' Lim added.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan Friday said Pakistan has established 19 wetlands in its all four provinces, which were considered one of the most diverse and productive ecosystems supporting rich biodiversity and providing valuable products and services to human beings.
Speaking on the occasion, Syed Mahmood Nasir, Inspector General of Forests (IGF), explained the relationship of wetland degradation and freshwater availability in the world including Pakistan.
Manchhar Lake was once considered the largest freshwater natural wetland in Asia.
Sharjah: Ecological officials staged a celebration for all things wetlands at the Wasit Wetland Centre on Wednesday ahead of World Wetlands Day on February 2, said organisers Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA).
The event, which will take place at the capital's largest wetland, Athalassa Park, will give the chance to discover the wondrous world of birds and the wetlands of the island.
Tiner presents readers with the second edition of his comprehensive guide to wetland ecology, identification, mapping, classification, delineation, and formation.
This is exacerbated by inadequate knowledge and experience for mainstreaming wetland conservation and for making full use of ecosystem services in the planning process.
Of 91 wetland projects researchers were given permission to access, 12 never were built at all.
Understanding the microbial biodiversity of a healthy wetland also informs engineers' decisions when building constructed wetlands or wastewater treatment ponds.
Early sections of the text set out wetland definitions and criteria, describe methods in wetland research, and detail wetland hydrology, soil, vegetation, and wildlife.