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Establishing a regional collaborative platform for wise use of wetland in South Asia

  Wetlands International South Asia (WISA) joined hands with International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and Department of Wildlife Conservation, Sri Lanka to bring together Ramsar […]

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Integrated management planning of Point Calimere, Ramsar site got underway at Velankanni, Nagapattinam

Geographic landmark and iconic wetland complex of Tamil Nadu, Point Calimere is facing severe ecological pressures including intermittent freshwater flows, hyper salination, degrading mangrove health […]

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Stakeholder consultations on integrated management of Hirakud Reservoir

Once hailed as the temple of modern India, the Hirakud Reservoir, Odisha State’s most prominent water infrastructure is stressed due to intermittent inflows, high siltation, […]

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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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Securing Chandertal: Perspectives and priorities

Wetlands International South Asia (WISA) is developing a model management planning framework for the high-altitude wetlands in select Himalayan landscapes under the aegis of ‘SECURE […]