IISD in the news

On World Wetlands Day, the world’s 'Great Lakes' are Exhibit A for why wetlands matter: Ted Lawrence

It might not be grabbing headlines around the globe, but tomorrow's U.N. World Wetlands Day matters. Wetlands across the globe provide many services, from improving water quality and protecting from floods and droughts, to providing habitats for countless flora and fauna, much of which we depend on. More broadly, World Wetlands Day accords us a rare and precious opportunity to celebrate North America’s abundant — but certainly not infinite — freshwater supplies.

February 1, 2023

IISD in the news details