Wetlands (n) (pl) 

Areas that are regularly saturated by surface water or groundwater, including freshwater marshes, swamps and bogs. [IB Guide]

Areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt, including areas of marine water the depth of which at low tide does not exceed six metres. [Article 1.1 of the Ramsar Convention text]. 

  1. Watch the above video and make notes on:
  • the importance of wetlands
  • the consequences of wetland destruction

  2. Research and make notes on the Ramsar Convention