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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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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 […]

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Implementing Management Action Plans for Ramsar Sites of Kerala

In 2018, Wetlands International South Asia and the Center for Water Resources Development and Management formulated integrated management plans for three Ramsar Sites of Kerala, […]

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Preserving high altitude wetlands of Sikkim

High altitude wetlands form a subset of wetlands located above the natural treeline, occupying altitudes higher than 3000m. Formation of these wetlands is largely governed […]

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Securing wetlands for Sustainable WASH: A dialogue on Bhola Island, Bangladesh

WASH interventions can be sustainable only when the sources of water and sinks of waste are secured and well managed. Can Bhola island afford to […]