Population pressure impacts world wetlands

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Population pressure impacts world wetlands

Posted: 11 May 2012 09:21 AM PDT

The area of the globe covered by wetlands (swamps, marshes, lakes, etc.) has dropped by 6% in fifteen years. This decline is particularly severe in tropical and subtropical regions, and in areas that have experienced the largest increases in population in recent decades.
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