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World Wetlands Day 2 February at Jerrabomberra Wetlands Canberra

Half of humanity about 4 billion people live in urban areas today. By 2050 that proportion will reach 66% as people move to cities in search of jobs and a vibrant social life. Cities account for around 80% of global economic output. As cities expand and demand for land increases, the tendency is to encroach on wetlands, they are degraded, filled in and built upon. Yet when left intact or restored, urban wetlands make cities liveable. More

We visited the Jerrabomberra Wetlands to see how the Wetlands assisted the wildlife, environment and people of Canberra.