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Daily Archives: February 2, 2017


Wetlands Review 2016: Government Actions

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India is one of the 169 signatories to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of Wetlands…

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India’s Wetlands 2016: Encroached and Polluted

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In the picture-Drying Wular lake in  J&K; Mass dish death due to pollution in Ulsoor Lake, Karnataka; Filling up of Wetlands in Maharashtra and Waste dumping on  Deepor Beel in Assam Wetlands are vital for human survival. They are among…

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WORLD WETLANDS DAY 2017: Man made Disaster for Wetlands that protect us from Disasters

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The World Wetlands Day, celebrated around the world on 2nd February each year, marks the adoption of Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in Iran in 1972. The Convention came into force in India since 1982. The theme for this year’s World…

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