beautiful stream 1920x1200IT'S TIME TO RESTORE OUR FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS.  

Freshwater covers a tiny area of the planet’s surface, but is vital for our economies, environment and, of course, our survival. Yet freshwater is also among the most threatened ecosystems, where wildlife has declined faster than in the oceans or on land.

Faced with a barrage of human threats, how can we help our waterways? Our research, published in Biological Conservation, looks at the cheapest, most effective ways to restore our rivers.

After all, we all live downstream.

Read the full article from The Conversation by CEED researchers and affiliates Jonathan Rhodes (University of Queensland), Dr Chrystal Mantyka-Pringle (University of Saskatchewan) and Dr Tara Martin (CSIRO).