City of Wetlands Series | Episode 1: A transfer station

Wuhan City in central China's Hubei Province is known as the "City of Wetlands". It is not only a significant transport hub for humans in central China, but also a perfect transfer station for migratory birds. These birds stopover to recharge briefly during migration, and enjoy the lush wetland resources in Wuhan. Check out the video to observe more.

About 'Journeys in Nature': City of Wetlands Series

Known as the "City of Wetlands" , Wuhan is home to 165 rivers and 166 lakes, and about 162,000 hectares of wetlands. The megacity plays the significant role as not only a transport hub for human being, but also a transfer station for migratory birds that usually make stopover during the long migration. Wuhan is also the host City for 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP14) which is held from November 5 to 13, 2022. In this series, we take you on a tour of the wetlands in Wuhan City, and explore the relationship between man and nature. 

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