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Tropical wetlands in the Anthropocene: the critical role of wet-dry cycles

THE CRITICAL ROLE OF WET-DRY CYCLES Although tropical wetlands depend on seasonal periods of wet and dry conditions, these wetlands are increasingly threatened by changes in hydrology.1-5 These hydrologic alterations are due to human-related drivers including climate change and water management designed to meet agricultural, industrial, and urban water needs. The negative ecological impacts to […]