Wetlands, Peatlands & Marshes

Wetland ecosystems   Ecosystems and human well-being: wetlands and water

Restored wetlands could lower local surface temperatures

New technique tracks 'heartbeat' of hundreds of wetlands

New technique quickly predicts salt marsh vulnerability

Greenhouse production of native aquatic plants

Wetlands play vital role in carbon storage

No SDGs unless action is taken to reduce the deficit in natural infrastructure 

Managing wetland ecosystems    New system to restore wetlands could reduce massive floods, aid crops

The Ramsar convention on wetlands      The Ramsar Technical Reports series

Ramsar handbooks for the wise use of wetlands    Ramsar Information Packs

Development of a dynamical wetlands hydrology scheme and its application under different climate conditions

Study reveals potent carbon storage potential of man-made wetlands

New study reveals mechanism regulating methane emissions in freshwater wetlands

From firebreaks to fire hazards: human activity and climate change are transforming the world's peatlands

Focusing on water for Central Everglades essential to reversing whole ecosystems continuing decline 

Systematic conservation planning in Europe ─ the case of wetland biodiversity

Aerial monitors shed light on reed die-back around Central Europe's largest lake

Spain's Donana wetlands going dry, WWF warns

China: Saving Internationally Renowned Wetlands

Peatlands of South East Asia are heading towards a socio-economic disaster

Urban wetlands - a new  model for urban resilience in Colombo

Spatial relationship between land use change and flood occurrences in the urban area of Palembang, Indonesia

Louisiana wetlands struggling with sea-level rise four times the global average

Managing wetlands for DRR: a case study of the easttern Free State, South Africa

Marshes:

Negative impact of nutrients on coastal ecosystems    Why are salt marshes falling apart?

Marsh plants actively engineer their landscape

NASA mapping hurricane damage to the Everglades, Puerto Rico forests

Peat bogs:

Rising temperatures enabled peatland formation at the end of the last ice age

Biochar could replace unsustainable peat moss in greenhouse industry