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Wetlands Education › Introduction
Wetland is an environment "at the interface between truly terrestrial ecosystems and truly aquatic systems making them different from each yet highly dependent on both" (Mitsch & Gosselink, 1986).
» Wetlands are essential ecosystems for Australia because they protect from catastrophes like floods.
» Wetlands are highly productive habitats. Wetlands are a habitat for many species of plants and animals
» Wetlands are important source for commercial and recreational fisheries of Australia as they harbour a large variety of fish and other marine life.
Frog Zone Project of CEE Australia aims at creating wetlands in school areas to protect vulnerable frog species like Litoria reniformis and Litoria aurea.