wetlands

The Florida Everglades

The Everglades play an important part in the water cycle of South Florida. (U.S. National Park Service)

Planet Forward Reporter | SUNY Purchase
Florida's population is growing — and so is its demand for water. What can the Sunshine State do to bolster its freshwater reserves and restore balance to its ecosystem?

A drake Mallard in the salt marshes of Long Island.

SUNY ESF
Wetland habitat loss is a major problem that affects the biodiversity of ecosystems.

An aerial view of Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Milton, Delaware. Wetlands, like those shown here, has many benefits for a bay's ecosystem, including filtering runoff, mitigating floods, and as a home to baby fish and invertebrates. (Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

University of Delaware
The health of the Delaware Bay is in question. Human activities, even those at the far reaches of a watershed, can deeply effect a bay's ecosystem. So how can we prevent more damage and work on restoration?
The Wilderness Society
Climate change is happening all around us - see how we can prepare our communities and wild places like forests and streams for climate change, all while improving the environment and creating jobs. Shot on location in Anne Arundel County, Md.,... Read More
Planet Forward
In this week’s WEBISODE we travel to Bangkok to see what they are doing to cope with floods. PF Producer Victoria Riess talks with Porntep Techapaibul, the Deputy Governor of Bangkok. WATCH!
National Science Foundation
While investigating the effects of climate change on nitrogen cycling in temperate coastal systems, Rhode Island researchers made the first scientific link between warming and fundamental changes in nutrient cycles. Researchers found that the... Read More