Date: 28.02.2017

Biologists will build floating wetlands

Researchers from the Institute of Hydrobiology BC CAS plan to build floating islands made of plastic bottles. These islands will be used to manufacture experimental floating wetlands that will reduce nutrient load and increase biodiversity in reservoirs.

The research project "Floating green islands, promising alternative for improving the environmental potential and supporting the development of littoral communities on water reservoirs" is funded by the Technology agency of the Czech Republic.

Currently, the preparatory stage of the project got underway. PET bottles and plastic containers are being collected. If you want to help, you can bring empty PET bottles washed, undamaged (do not compress the bottles) and closed by lid and deposit them in containers placed at the receptions of Biology Centre, both in Branisovska and Na Sadkach area.




Biology Centre CAS
Institute of Hydrobiology
Na Sádkách 702/7
370 05 České Budějovice

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