The IWMI has launched a report, titled ‘Wetlands and People.' The report emphasizes both the important role wetlands play in local communities livelihoods and the intensification of threats to wetlands.

Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) has launched a campaign against dumping sugar mill waste in irrigation canals, lakes and natural waterways, a major cause of contamination.

Poribesh Bachao Andolon (Poba), an environmental organisation, has sent a letter to the Department of Environment (DoE) seeking its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report and other documents

The National Wetland Atlas 2011 has used confusing and inappropriate classifications. Many man-made wetlands have been treated as naturally occurring, tanks have become lakes, and a large number of ponds have become nondescript entities. The number of inland wetlands estimated is far less when compared to other known sources of data, creating reasonable doubt on the reliability of the exercise. This article emphasises the need for releasing the complete geo-coordinates and areal data sets, and undertaking accurate assessments of the numbers and water spreads of tanks and ponds.

This atlas is part of the National Wetland Inventory and Assessment (NWIA) project towards the wetlands of International Importance under Ramsar Convention. These comprise sites constituting representative, rare or unique types and or sites of international importance for conserving biological diversity.

The MP high court has directed the Madhya Pradesh government to file its reply on the allotment of 32 acres of land in Bhopal to Chirayu society with the next three days or pay penalty for delay by

KOLKATA, 7 OCT: Even after the East Kolkata Wetland Management Authority (EKWMA) had served stop work notice to a proposed vocational training centre for an illegal construction (in sns photo) at t

Indian Rivers are some of the last global frontiers of rich freshwater diversity, endangered and threatened species.

The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has sent a letter to Fauji Fertiliser Company Energy Limited (FFCEL) to stop any activity at its windmill project that may lead to contamination of

The Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) has announced that, following the approval by the Standing Committee of the draft resolutions for consideration by the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties (COP 11), the Secretariat has finalized all the draft resolutions.

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