Law Professor Royal Gardner quoted by The Associated Press on wetlands reclamation
Bringing the world’s buried wetlands back from the dead
By Matthew Brown and James Brooks
The Associated Press
Nov. 5, 2019
Wetlands in northern China, the central U.S., northern Africa, India and the Middle East already have been depleted by the pumping of underground aquifers for agriculture.
“We now know the value of wetlands, and we know with increasing precision how many wetlands we’re losing. The next step is for the governments to act,” says Royal Gardner, director of the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy at Stetson University in Florida.
This article was originally released by The Associated Press to various news organizations and appeared on The AP’s website on Nov. 5, 2019, with the headline, “Bringing the world’s buried wetlands back from the dead.”
Post date: Nov. 4, 2019