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 […]


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


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 […]


Asian Waterbird Census Newsletter Series

Take a look to find out about previous bird counts, international efforts for conservation of waterbird habitats and research.


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 […]


World Wetlands Day – Discussing pathways for healthy urban wetlands

2 February of each year is celebrated as World Wetlands Day to mark the date of adoption of Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The 2018 theme […]


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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