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Wetlands solutions for Chennai

When Chennai, the city of thousand tanks had water delivered in summers by a train, the deep flaws in urban planning focused only on built […]

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Wetlands rejuvenation as transformative idea

  The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched the 100 wetlands rejuvenation as one of the transformative ideas of the government towards making […]

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Wetlands International South Asia as a knowledge partner to Prime Minister’s Wetlands Transformative Idea

  The Prime Minister’s 169 transformative ideas for governance include rehabilitation of 100 wetlands. Wetlands International South Asia has been identified as a knowledge partner […]

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WISA Governing Body resolves to take organisation towards higher impact

The 14th meeting of Governing Body meeting was held on August 12, 2019. The members laid down a policy framework for enhancing the reach and […]

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Celebrating India’s 73rd Independence Day

Hoisting the national flag on the eve of Independence Day, Dr Sidharth Kaul President, WISA called for conserving wetlands towards making the country water secure.

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RSPO adopts palm oil standards developed by Wetlands International to limit peatland degradation

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has adopted new standards, developed by Wetlands International, to help curb the degradation of tropical forests and peatlands […]

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Implementing Management Action Plans for Ramsar Sites of Kerala

In 2018, Wetlands International South Asia and the Center for Water Resources Development and Management formulated integrated management plans for three Ramsar Sites of Kerala, […]

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Developing Wetlands Inventory, Assessment and Monitoring framework (WIAMS) for wetlands management under IKI Wetlands Climate Change Project

In order to achieve the wetland management goals, a strong information base is a prerequisite for wetland managers. Available information base can be advanced by […]

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Press Release: Asia rallies behind Building with Nature to scale up climate change adaptation efforts

India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Japan are among the countries gathering in the Netherlands this week to discuss how to scale up the nature-based adaptation […]

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Launch of a new initiative on Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction

2015 was a landmark year wherein several major global frameworks, notably the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction recognized the role of ecosystems as key […]