Studying a Swamp Soundscape

As visual creatures, humans rely heavily on their eyes to navigate the world, but this adaptation isn’t much help in the waters of a muddy swamp. While Read More…

Conserving Wetlands Makes Cents

Placing a dollar value on nature is no easy task. The cultural benefits of natural ecosystems – such as their aesthetic or spiritual importance – tend to Read More…

Sticky Mess Success

As anyone who’s worked in tidal mudflats knows, even the simplest tasks – like walking – can become surprisingly difficult in muddy terrain. While our biologists are Read More…

Film Friday: Studying Wetlands in 85 Seconds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsUbuFAwjiA Yesterday, February 2, was World Wetlands Day, a day for celebrating the many important services that wetlands provide. For today's Film Friday, we're featuring our video Read More…

Celebrating Stories of Change

The Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET) celebrated its 10th birthday in January with a daylong meeting that brought together donors, policy makers, stakeholders, and research partners in Read More…

Off the Beaten Path

It has been nearly a year and a half since we began working on a collaborative project surveying small wetlands in Cambodia and Vietnam, and we have Read More…

Coming back to life

It may seem surprising that we recently spent a week in a Vietnam forest looking for fishes in dry wetlands, but the lack of water was part Read More…