Wetlands for our future
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Swamps, marshes, lagoons, deltas, and bogs - they are collectively known as wetlands. People see them yet fail to recognize their value. Many do not realize the fact that wetlands are an important ecosystem that supports vital ecological functions and provides valuable products and services for human survival. Wetlands provide people with water and fish. As one of the most biologically productive ecosystems comparable to coral reefs, plants, and animals, including many endangered or threatened species.
Wetlands for our future. (2015, February 1). Philippine Star, p. B-4.
Wetlands; Swamps; Marshes; Lagoons; Deltas; Bogs; Ecosystems; Habitat; Agriculture; Food security; Livelihoods; Water purification; Waste treatment; Flood control; Recreation; Aquifers; Economics; Sustainability; Organizations; Environmental protection; Man-induced effects; Environmental degradation; Exploitation; Pollution; Climatic changes; Water conservation; Asean Centre for Biodiversity (ABC); Ramsar Secretariat; Oliva, Roberto V.
- The Philippine Star