World Wetlands Day Celebration

On February 2nd, 2017, the Centre for Wetlands and Waste Management Studies(CWWS), University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria celebrated the World Wetlands Day. The event however, began with a radio phone-in programme on January 26, 2017. Activities carried out on February 2nd, include a visit to an Urban Wetland site (Mbiabong…

World Wetlands Day 2017

Hurray! We will be celebrating the World Wetlands day, and we invite you to be a part of this awesome event. Here are the details:   Theme: Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction Date: February 02, 2017 Venue: Onyema Ogechukwu Auditorium, Uniuyo   Build-up Pre-event Radio Discussion (Thur, 26 Jan, 2017, 10:00…

Wetlands Basics

WHAT ARE WETLANDS? Wetlands are transition zones between land and aquatic systems where the water table is usually near or at the surface, or the land is covered by shallow water. Wetlands range in size from less than one acre to thousands of acres and can take many forms, some…

Back To The Root

A Speech by  Prof. Gabriel Umoh, Director, Centre for Wetlands and Waste Management Studies, University of Uyo at the Grand Finale of 2016 World Environment Day and Inauguration of Ikot Abasi Participatory Biodiversity Conservation Project     Protocol:   Today is the last day of June 2016 and marks the…