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Strengthening management of wetlands in South Asia region: building a collaborative programme between Wetlands International South Asia and International Lake Environment Committee, Japan

Water, food and climate security of South Asia region is inextricably linked with its diverse wetland regime. However, the region’s complex development dynamics, coupled with […]

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Meeting held with Chilika Development Authority scientists to discuss Chilika management plan upgradation

In 2002, Chilika Lagoon became the first Asian Ramsar Site to be delisted from Montreux Record, following a successful hydrological restoration and basin-scale management interventions, […]

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Work under Partners for Resilience in Odisha selected as one among the best practices in Asia

Under the programme, Partners for Resilience (PfR) led by Wetlands International South Asia, a case study on sustainable community-based disaster risk management - Responding to emergencies, A PfR perspective - was selected as one among the best practices in Asia by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). This case was submitted under the programme Institutionalizing Sustainable Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM).

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Chilika is now the single largest habitat for Irrawaddy Dolphins in the world

Chilika, one of the first two wetlands to be designated as Ramsar Sites in India, has the unique distinction of having a resident population of […]

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Dr. Dhrubjyoti Ghosh, a noted wetland champion passed away

Wetlands International South Asia is deeply grieved and saddened at the untimely demise of Dr. Dhrubjyoti Ghosh, a founder member of the Society. Dr. Ghosh […]

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Call for mainstreaming wetlands in urban planning

To mark World Wetlands Day, we held a seminar on “Wetlands for a sustainable urban future” at India International Centre, New Delhi. The aim of […]

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Calendar 2018 dedicated to Ramsar Sites of India

We published the 2018 calendar on ‘Ramsar Sites of India’. India as a Contracting party to the Ramsar Convention has designated 26 wetlands of international […]

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How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

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Participate in the Asian Waterbird Census 2018

The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) is part of the global International Waterbird Census (IWC). This citizen-science programme is supporting conservation and management of wetlands and waterbirds worldwide.

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Luc Hoffmann Medal now open for nominations

Wetlands International aims to promote the conservation and restoration of wetlands worldwide. As part of this, we award the Wetlands International Luc Hoffmann Medal for […]