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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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Wetlands as natural infrastructure for water security

Enhancing natural infrastructure such as wetlands means giving space and protection to these ecosystems.

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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 […]

White-headed Duck survey in Pakistan: 2002

The White-headed Duck survey in Pakistan in 2002 was organised by Wetlands International’s Asian Regional Office in Malaysia. The survey is funded by the Convention […]

Wetlands and Climate Change Adaptation – Brochure

This 6-page brochure demonstrates how wetlands in a healthy, intact condition can greatly contribute to attenuate the water related impacts of climate change. Due to their […]

Asian Waterbird Census – Workshop summaries

The AWC was initiated in 1987 in the Indian subcontinent and since has grown rapidly to cover major region of Asia, from Afghanistan eastwards to […]

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Ensuring freshness of water for one and all – Conserving coastal wetlands for water security

Water security is central to lives and livelihoods of people. As we endeavor to achieve the SDGs, the overall water environment is increasingly getting stressed. Population growth has resulted in an exponential increase in the demand for water

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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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