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.
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.
July 30, 2022 10:24 am
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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.