Wetland Conservation Ethos

An introductory book on the diversity of Indian wetlands, their ecosystem services and biodiversity values, threats and management needs and  ways in which conservation and […]


Plenary Talk by Dr Ritesh Kumar at the Annual Meeting of Society of Wetland Scientists

Dr Ritesh Kumar was invited to deliver a plenary talk on “Wetlands Wise Use: Reframing for Multiple Worldviews” at the Annual Virtual Meeting of the […]


Join us for the Asian Waterbird Census 2021

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. […]


India adds two wetlands to the List of Ramsar Sites

Sur Sarovor in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh and the Lonar in Buldhana district of Maharashtra are the recent additions to the List of Wetlands […]


Call for adopting a Landscape Approach to Conservation of High-Altitude Wetlands at a Policy Dialogue held on 20 November 2020

A Policy Dialogue on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on Integrated Management of High-altitude Wetlands (HAW) was organised virtually by the UNDP and Wetlands International South […]


Online Training Program for Wetlands Managers of Tamil Nadu Conducted

A two-day online training program was jointly conducted by Wetlands International South Asia and GIZ- India for the District Forest Officers (DFOs) of Tamil Nadu, […]


Kabartal and Asan Conservation Reserve designated as Ramsar Sites

Kabartal, a freshwater marsh of North Bihar and Asan Barrage in Doon Valley of Uttarakhand were designated as Ramsar Sites. With these two sites, the […]


Condolences on sad demise of Dr BM Parasharya

Wetlands International South Asia is deeply saddened by the demise of  Dr Bhavbhuti Parasharya,  Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) coordinator, for the state of Gujarat. He […]


Wetland Champions: Harbingers of Positive Change

Wetlands International South Asia and Mongabay have joined hands to celebrate positive and affirmative action by communities for the cause of wetlands. We are celebrating […]


Assisting Delhi State Wetlands Authority in rapid assessment of wetlands health

As part of the second phase of the 100 wetlands programme launched by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), towards making the country […]