City of Wetlands Series | Episode 8: Circle of life
For someone fascinated by insects, the pond in Shahu Wetland Park of central Chinese city Wuhan is a great playground. The wetland's damselfly is one of the most common insects found here. Few people know that by the time one sees a slender, multicolored damselfly, its life is coming to an end. Check out the video to learn about its story.
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 a significant role as not only a transport hub for humans, but also a transfer station for migratory birds that usually make a stopover during their 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 being held from November 5 to 13. In this series, we take you on a tour of the wetlands in Wuhan City and explore the relationship between man and nature.