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WETLANDS NEWS

Why wetlands are not as sinister as they appear to be

October 26, 2014 1:00 am

Sit at the edge of a wetland and watch: right ahead of you dragonflies dart at each other as they sort out territorial airspaces or zither around in honeymooning daisy-chains.

Flagrant abuse of wetlands in and around Mumbai: Mangrove cell

July 30, 2014 12:41 pm

Due to illegal dumping, wetlands in the coastal belt near Mumbai and surrounding areas are dying.

To protect wetlands in state, panel proposes nine sites to Ramsar Convention

July 10, 2014 12:40 am

Although, India has 26 Ramsar sites, the state is yet to get one.

NGO writes to Thane collector, flags large-scale reclamation of wetlands

May 13, 2014 3:17 am

The Thane Creek area is home to 194 recorded species of birds.

Ban construction on wetlands: HC

December 10, 2013 1:23 am

The court had on October 14 this year directed the UDD to issue the circular.

Wetland protection: Punjab identifies nodal agencies

July 11, 2011 12:46 am

The Punjab Council for Science and Technology has recommended that the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and respective district administrations should jointly take up enforcement for wetlands,which fall outside national parks and sanctuaries.

Need to monitor wetlands: experts

February 03, 2010 4:57 am

Various experts on Tuesday discussed the need to monitor and manage wetlands across the country at a seminar on ‘Wetland Conservation and Management’ held at Guru Nanak Dev University here.