Wetlands: a global disappearing act

    global disappering act

    It’s a sobering picture. Scientific estimates show that 64% of the world’s wetlands have disappeared since 1900. In some regions, notably Asia, the loss is even higher. Inland wetlands are disappearing at a faster pace than coastal ones, but the overall trend is clear.

    Wetlands A Global Disappearing Act (PDF 638 KB)

    • Author : Ramsar
    • Language : English
    • Year : 2016