Ecological Miracle in Kolkata

The bustling megapolis of Kolkata produces almost 750 million litres of wastewater and sewage every day. Strangely, the core area of the city does not have a single sewage-treatment plant. So where does so much sewage go? The answer is the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW),...

Wetland Restoration Promises Benefits

    CHAPEL HILL, Tenn. — A 65-acre agricultural field has been restored to its original wetland state in the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee, producing ecological, human, and economic benefits for the local community. The restoration project was completed at...

Wetland Restoration Efforts

Bair Island planting event (photo by Save the Bay)   The Bay Area is prized for its beauty, and is one of America’s great estuaries. Over the years, urbanization and the transformation of open spaces to more intensive land uses have contributed to the marginalization...