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Workshop on Rapid Wetlands Assessment Tool : 24 July 2020

Wetlands International South Asia in collaboration with the Uttar Pradesh State Wetlands Authority hosted a virtual workshop on July 24, 2020. The workshop was held […]

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Where Camels Swim: Tale of Kachchh Mangroves

Mangroves, for a majority of Indians, are synonymous with Sundarbans; the largest mangrove forest in the world situated within Ganga -Brahmaputra delta, on the east […]

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Urban expansion and its implications on prominent wetlands of National Capital Territory

Wetlands have played a vital role in Delhi’s history. Delhi has been a fortress city since ancient times with an elaborate network of water management […]

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Understanding the impact of urbanization on the wetlands of Yamuna floodplains in Delhi-NCR

Wetlands play a vital role in providing an array of direct and indirect ecosystem services. Yet they continue to degrade. Urbanization and the associated land use changes have been identified as the […]

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Modelling the Distribution of Smooth-coated Otter using Indirect Evidences

Smooth-coated Otters are small, carnivorous mammals. Their occurrence relates to healthy ecosystems with clean waters and abundant prey. Dearth of scientific information on the species […]

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Exploring State of Indian Birds Just Got More Exciting!

Announcing a new feature on the State of India’s Birds website. An option to explore all the 867 assessed species has been added, with the […]

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World Population Day: from Biomes to Anthromes!

The lock down across the world to contain the spread of Corona virus has its own share of pros and cons. One of the challenges […]

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Wetlands Play a Pivotal Role in River Restoration and Rejuvenation: Union Minister, Jal Shakti

Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Hon’ble Minister, Jal Shakti Ministry, recently highlighted the importance of Gangetic floodplain wetlands, by sharing a video clip focussing on the […]

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AWC India Coordination Meet, 2020, Convened

Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) India coordinators convened a virtual meeting on June 20th, 2020 for assessing the status of AWC implementation in India. A total […]

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Training: Building with Nature to Accelerate Adaptation

The Building with Nature Asia initiative conducts an online training on 23rd June 2020 for all stakeholders engaged in the development of strategic program on […]