Protecting Our Swamps

Think Sustainability

Episode 154

What do you think of when you imagine a swamp?

They may not be regarded as postcard-perfect environments but swamps play really important roles ecologically, regulating water and storing carbon. But they’re at risk, and the problems mostly boil down to human causes. This episode looks at swamps, what’s threatening them, and what’s being done to keep them safe.


  • Grant Hose, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Macquarie University
  • John Merson, Executive Director, Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute
  • Heather Goodall, Professor Emerita, University of Technology Sydney


Producer/presenter: Josh Green

Music: Epidemic Sound


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