Seawater could reduce wetland weeds

November 9th, 2021

Katherine Times, Other, 09/11/2021, Laine Clark
Scientists have discovered weeds choking Australia’s freshwater coastal wetlands can be reduced by reconnecting the area with the sea. A Queensland research team has found freshwater weeds which dramatically impact water quality and the ecosystem can be controlled by tidal flows after studying a wetlands area in the state’s far north. […] It was led by the JCU’s Centre for Tropical Water and Aquatic Ecosystem Research in collaboration with the CSIRO.

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