Global Wetlands — History, Current Status and Future

  • Edward Maltby


Wetlands occupy an estimated 6 per cent of the world’s land surface. Detailed inventories of types and location, however, are substantially incomplete and information on functions, values and status is extremely limited at the global scale.


Wetland Area Wetland Loss National Wetland Inventory Bottomland Hardwood Wetland Resource 
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