Investigating the socio-ecological importance of pit lakes with examples from Giddi-A colliery, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand

Commercial coal mining in India dates back to the British era.  Situated along the western banks of the Damodar River, Raniganj coalfields are India’s first […]


Investigating Kareri Lake, a high-altitude wetland in the Dhauladhar

On 13 May, 2023 Harsh Ganapathi (Senior Technical Officer – Ecohydrology) and Dayadra Mandal (Junior Technical Officer – Water Management) hiked to Kareri lake, a […]


Monitoring visit of the Expert Committee to Chandertal, a High-Altitude Wetland in Himachal Pradesh

The Himachal Pradesh State Wetlands Authority (HPSWA) constituted an expert committee to review implementation and effectiveness of activities undertaken within their “Wetlands Conservation Programme” at […]


Sarovar Volume VIII

The eighth issue of Wetlands International South Asia’s newsletter Sarovar, launched on the special occasion of World Wetlands Day is on the theme of ‘Wetlands […]


‘Watershed India’ program video

Sustainable water and sanitation solutions require sustainable water sources. Through their ability to store water, wetland ecosystems underpin water security in a region. Between 2016 […]


South Asia Regional Training Workshop on Wetlands and Water

A three day South Asian Regional Training Workshop on Wetlands and Water was co-hosted by Regional Ramsar Centre East Asia (RRC-EA) and Wetlands International South Asia […]


South Asia Regional Training Programme on ‘Integrating wetlands in water management in South Asia’

Wetlands International South Asia and Ramsar Regional Center East Asia are hosting a three-day virtual training workshop on ‘Integrating Wetlands in Water Management in South […]


Webinar Series: The future of wetlands in urban spaces

  Wetlands, ecosystems at the interface of land and water, have a significant role in ensuring water and climate security, given their role in the […]


Valuing the water and wetlands connection – dedicated to World Water Day 2021

Wetlands have a significant role in ensuring water and climate security of India, given their role in the water cycle and multiple hydrological functions. The […]


Inseparable: Wetlands Connect Water and Land

The theme of 2021 World Wetlands Day was ‘wetlands and water’ highlighting the inseparability of wetlands and water management in the quest for sustainable development. […]