Threats to Wetlands

  • Draining water from the wetlands for industrial purposes

  • invading species are causing the species that once lived there to become extinct

  • Polution is contaminating the water for animals

  • Because of the high temperatures by global warming the wetlands are becoming more shallow

  • Human built dams are distrupting the natural flow of water and cause shallower wetlands

Dried Up Wetland
Healthy Wetland