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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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Press Release: Asia rallies behind Building with Nature to scale up climate change adaptation efforts

India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Japan are among the countries gathering in the Netherlands this week to discuss how to scale up the nature-based adaptation […]

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Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 emphasizes the key role of ecosystems and nature-based solutions to build resilient societies

Geneva, Switzerland– The 6th session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) and the World Reconstruction Conference concluded last week in Geneva, Switzerland, are […]

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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 […]

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India designates Sundarban as Ramsar Site

Spread across India and Bangladesh over 1 million ha area, Sunderban is the world’s largest single contiguous mangrove swamp. The Indian part received its formal […]

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17th World Lake Conference Side Event: Issues and management challenges of lake basin management in South Asia

The South Asia region is endowed by a range of wetlands, exhibiting enormous diversity based on their genesis, geographical location, hydrological regimes and climatic factors. […]

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Mangroves and right to life

On September 17, 2018, Bombay High Court declared “The destruction of mangroves offends the fundamental right of citizens under Article 21 (right to life) of […]

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Cross-country exchange of experiences in using ecosystem based approaches for reducing disaster risk

In a new collaboration under the Partners for Resilience (PfR) programme, six delegations from South Sudan visited the Indian PfR sites for a week-long knowledge […]

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Meeting held with Chilika Development Authority scientists to discuss Chilika management plan upgradation

In 2002, Chilika Lagoon became the first Asian Ramsar Site to be delisted from Montreux Record, following a successful hydrological restoration and basin-scale management interventions, […]

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Work under Partners for Resilience in Odisha selected as one among the best practices in Asia

Under the programme, Partners for Resilience (PfR) led by Wetlands International South Asia, a case study on sustainable community-based disaster risk management - Responding to emergencies, A PfR perspective - was selected as one among the best practices in Asia by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). This case was submitted under the programme Institutionalizing Sustainable Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM).