August 25, 2021 2:38 pm
The road will block access to the crocodiles which need to come ashore to bask and lay eggs, said Stalin D, director of NGO Vanashakti and a member of the Bombay High Court-appointed wetland committee.
July 28, 2021 8:02 am
The Mangrove Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday with BNHS for the five-year-study costing Rs 2.77 crore. The studies will take place at Nandur-Madhmeshwar Sanctuary, Gangapur Dam, Jayakwadi Bird Sanctuary, Hatnur Dam, Ujjani Reservoir and Visapur Dam.
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.
January 10, 2021 8:51 pm
As many as 198 out of the 457 taxa in the region have been found not susceptible to any kind of existential crisis, at present.
December 10, 2020 3:09 am
In September 2017, the Union environment ministry had notified the new Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules, replacing the 2010 norms. The new rules do not incorporate wetlands in coastal regulation zones (CRZ) and de-recognised salt pans as wetlands.
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.
July 30, 2014 12:41 pm
Due to illegal dumping, wetlands in the coastal belt near Mumbai and surrounding areas are dying.
July 10, 2014 12:40 am
Although, India has 26 Ramsar sites, the state is yet to get one.
May 13, 2014 3:17 am
The Thane Creek area is home to 194 recorded species of birds.
December 10, 2013 1:23 am
The court had on October 14 this year directed the UDD to issue the circular.