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Sep 20, 2018
Nepal’s fertile wetlands dying out due to ignorance, unplanned developmentUndervalued and ignored, wetlands are disappearing and drying up in Nepal – leaving the communities and wildlife that depend on them exposed in a changing climate
Feb 27, 2018
Meet the citizens of Mumbai and Navi Mumbai fighting against the illegal clearing of mangrovesMumbai and Navi Mumbai were built on land 'reclaimed' from the sea — and wetlands and mangroves were the collateral damage
Feb 26, 2018
Mumbai's Mangrove Warriors: Meet the citizens who're working to reclaim city's lost mangrovesMumbai and Navi Mumbai were built on land 'reclaimed' from the sea — and wetlands and mangroves were the collateral damage
Sep 18, 2017
Kashmir losing its agricultural land to rapid urbanisation and unplanned construction, reveals revenue reportKashmir is losing its prime agricultural land and wetlands to rapid urbanisation and faulty land-use, according to a December 2016 state policy document on land use.
Jul 20, 2017
SC expresses concern over disappearance of wetlands, questions Centre on preservation effortsSupreme Court observed that a number of wetlands and lakes disappeared and according to reports, it was one of the reasons for the 2015 Chennai floods
Jun 16, 2017
Madras HC issues notice to Centre, Tamil Nadu govt on preservation of wetlandsMadras High Court directed the central and Tamil Nadu governments to file within six weeks a report on the steps taken on preservation of wetlands in the state.
Jun 13, 2017
Watch: War-torn Kabul becomes a protected site for migratory birdsArray
Jan 15, 2017
Watch: TM Krishna reclaims the word 'poromboke' and urges to 'Save Ennore Creek'The new video features TM Krishna sitting at various spots along the East Coast Road in Chennai which have seen rapid 'development' over the years — concrete replaces sand, trees and anything from the Earth.
Jun 12, 2016
The Draft Wetlands Rules aim to protect India's wetlands. But is this the best way?Wetlands are the natural kidneys of our planet, and in India, they deserve much more than what the Draft Wetlands Rules 2016 propose
May 15, 2014
Toxic water is killing fish in Himachal PradeshHundreds of fish have died at the Rewalsar wetlands in Himachal Pradesh over the past three days due to water toxicity, posing a serious threat to other aquatic fauna too, say wildlife experts.