Wetlands News

Who’s to blame for the oil spill?

Why we get the oil spill we deserve. America, we deserve the oil spill now threatening the beautiful coast of Louisiana. This disaster is not natural, like the earthquake that…

The Asian Animal Crisis

The United Nation declared 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB). One of the goals of the IYB is to celebrate the achievements of the Convention of Biological Diversity…

Peat emissions data by country

A new study by Wetlands International and Greifswald University (The Global Peatland CO2 Picture [PDF]) provides country-by-country data on peat stocks and emissions. Overall the assessment found that drainage of…