Sweden Criticized for Ignoring Wetlands

Environmentalists have given Sweden low marks for protecting the bird and other wildlife in the dwindling wetlands around the Baltic Sea - often drained to make room for more agriculture.

Sweden is 2nd from the bottom of the list - with best reports going to Denmark, Estonia and Latvia.

A survey on the international convention protecting wetlands around the world is to be presented at a global conference which has begun in South Korea.

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