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RAMSAR CONVENTION NEWS

Karnataka’s Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary declared a Ramsar site

August 04, 2022 3:50 pm

This is the first time a wetland in Karnataka is getting designated as Ramsar site. Six sites in Tamil Nadu and one each in Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha were also declared Ramsar sites.

Six more Tamil Nadu wetlands declared as Ramsar sites; state's tally now 10

August 04, 2022 8:27 am

The six wetlands in Tamil Nadu declared are Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary, Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve, Vembannur Wetland Complex, Vellode, Vedanthangal and Udhayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuaries.

UPSC Essentials: One word a day – Flyways

July 30, 2022 10:24 am

What is Flyway? How is it connected to Bonn Convention and Raptor MoU? Why is it relevant for India? Aspirants should know such terms as environment and ecology is a major area for UPSC-CSE. Also, do not miss to solve the MCQ below.

Explained: What are Ramsar Sites, and what is the significance of the listing?

July 28, 2022 9:15 am

With the addition of these five wetlands, the number of Ramsar Sites in India has gone up to 54, the highest for any country in South Asia.

Three Tamil Nadu wetlands declared as Ramsar sites

July 27, 2022 6:42 am

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. It is also known as the Convention on Wetlands.

Proposal to designate Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary a Ramsar site cleared by Chief Minister

February 17, 2022 10:21 pm

Last year, on December 9, state Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray had cleared the said proposal for final approval from the Chief Minister

State to work towards getting Ramsar site recognition for important wetlands

January 18, 2022 9:09 pm

Ramsar Site tag is being awarded to wetlands of the world under an accord signed between various countries with an objective of preserving ecological character.

Ramsar Convention: Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray clears proposal for special status for Thane Creek sanctuary

December 10, 2021 7:16 am

🔴 The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. It is also known as the Convention on Wetlands.

Gujarat: Thol, Wadhwana in Ramsar’s list of wetlands of international importance

August 15, 2021 12:35 am

Apart from Thol and Wadhwana from Gujarat, Sultanpur and Bhindawas from Haryana also recieved recognition from the Ramsar Secretariat as Ramsar sites.

Haryana forest department to recommend Sultanpur lake and Bhindawas lake for Ramsar wetland sites

January 31, 2021 2:34 am

The development came in the wake of the central government's decision to recommend 10 Indian wetlands for recognition as Ramsar site last year.

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