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Congratulations Kamal Dalakoti!

Proud Moment! Kamal Dalakoti completes 25 years in Wetlands International South Asia. We celebrate his contribution towards wetlands conservation. Congratulations Kamal! Thank you for your hard […]

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Asian Waterbird Census 2022

The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) is part of the global International Waterbird Census (IWC) initiative. Like every year, the census includes mobilization of volunteers and […]

[Commentary] Latest wetland mapping data underscores the need to step up conservation action

In this commentary, Dr Ritesh Kumar, Director, Wetlands International South Asia shares learnings from India’s 2022 Wetlands Change Atlas initiative, which mapped 231,195 wetlands in the […]

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Workshop on “Ecosystem -Based Disaster Risk Reduction” Convened

The last two decades have witnessed a surge in water mediated risks with around 90% of natural disasters being attributed to hydro-meteorological extreme events. The […]

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Monitoring visit of the Expert Committee to Chandertal, a High-Altitude Wetland in Himachal Pradesh

The Himachal Pradesh State Wetlands Authority (HPSWA) constituted an expert committee to review implementation and effectiveness of activities undertaken within their “Wetlands Conservation Programme” at […]

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Sahbhagita: National Workshop for Conservation and Wise-Use of Wetlands Convened

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) organized a National Workshop for Developing a Roadmap for Participatory Conservation and Wise-Use of Wetlands. Titled […]

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Summary Report on Asian Waterbird Census 2022 released marking World Biodiversity Day

“Summary Report on Asian Waterbird Census 2022: Results of Mid-winter Count by Biodiversity Management Committees and Asian Waterbird Census Network” was launched by Shri. Bhupender […]

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Regional planning workshop for stakeholder consultations of Pong Dam Lake and Renuka Lake Ramsar Sites

GIZ with Wetlands International South Asia conducted a two-day regional planning workshop for Pong and Renuka Integrated Management Plan’s (IMP) stakeholder consultations as a part […]

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Wetland conservation: A Nature-based Solution for Reducing Water-Mediated Disaster Risks

Wetlands International South Asia, in collaboration with National Institute of Disaster Management and (NIDM) and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) organized a one-day national consultation workshop […]

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Connect cities to their lifelines: retain, restore and preserve urban wetlands

The ritzy urbanscapes are the most attractive place for people to settle. By 2030 it is estimated that nearly seventy percent of the world’s population […]