Woods on Water

Towards a Universal Declaration of the Rights of Wetlands

"In this article we propose a Universal Declaration of the Rights of Wetlands, consistent with the 1982 World Charter for Nature."


New article by James Whitacre, Research Associate, with G. T. Davies, C. M. Finlayson, D. E. Pritchard, N. C. Davidson, R. C. Gardner, W. R. Moomaw , and E. Okuno 

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