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Bihar State Wetlands Authority resolves to update land records by removing wetlands from the ‘wastelands’ category

The Bihar State Wetlands Authority, in their first meeting held on August 28, 2020 under chairmanship of Mr Sushil Modi, Deputy Chief Minister, Government of […]

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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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Business as usual or time for a green and blue reset

During lockdown the world seems different, it even sounds different much peaceful quieter. It’s not just that the birds and animals are rejoicing, the air […]

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Empowering Civil Society Organizations and Communities in Bangladesh

Wetlands International South Asia along with partner organizations, Akvo and IRC conducted a series of workshops for various stakeholders, from 25th to 29th February 2020, […]

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‘Wise use of Wetlands’ highlighted at Roorkee Water Conclave 2020

Indian Institute of Technology and National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, jointly organised biennial Roorkee Water Conclave from 26th– 28th February, 2020 on “Hydrological aspects of […]

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Wetlands are the planks on which water security rests: WISA at SKOCH Dialogue

Wetlands are the primary sources of freshwater. These ecosystems play a critical role in ensuring water availability in landscape by capturing precipitation, moderating flows, filtering […]

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Finding the optimal solution for WASH and water resource management issues

Wetlands International South Asia as the lead implementation partner of Watershed India Programme organised the Watershed Annual Partner Learning Meeting on 22 -25 October 2019 […]

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Developing a model management planning framework for high altitude wetlands of Himachal Pradesh

Wetlands International South Asia is entrusted with developing a model management planning framework for high altitude wetlands (HAWs) in select Himalayan landscapes under ‘SECURE Himalayas’ […]

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Establishing a regional collaborative platform for wise use of wetlands 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 […]