Wetlands and Climate Change

Wetlands at Blue Crane Restaurant, Nieuw Muckleneuk

“World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on the 2nd of February to raise global awareness on the value of wetlands for humanity and the planet. Theme of this year’s edition is Wetlands and Climate Change. It has been chosen to initiate action against the drainage of wetlands.” Exciting things are on the way in…

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Urban Wetland Water Harvesting and Disposal

Wetlands Passage under concrete

My house is built on a wetland. I was excited by having an additional source of water in my basement so the reality of living on a wetland did not quite penetrate. I moved in in winter so had no idea what summer would be like. This summer has seen great downpours that sometimes flooded…

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