“If rainforests and tropical forests are the lungs of the Earth, then surely wetlands function as its kidneys”. Which one of the following functions of wetlands best reflects the above statement?
0%(a) Algae form the nutrient base upon which fish, crustaceans, molluscs, birds, reptiles and mammals thrive. ( 0 voters )
100%(b) Aquatic plants absorb heavy metals and excess nutrients. ( 2 voters )
0%(c) The water cycle in wetlands involves surface runoff, subsoil percolation and evaporation. ( 0 voters )
0%(d) Wetlands play a vital role in maintaining sedimentations balance and soil stabilization. ( 0 voters )
Based On 2 Votes