Phobjikha Valley is one of the largest high-altitude wetlands in Bhutan and an important habitat for various species including the vulnerable Black-necked Crane. The area provides a wide range of ecosystem services to the local people, and is becoming a major tourist attraction.

The Kerala State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC), to be taken up for implementation by the government this financial year, has recommended strict enforcement of the Coastal Regulation Zone (C

Realising the importance of wetland conservation for ecological balance, the Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC) has decided to launch an extensive drive to train locals across all districts in conser

Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC) has launched a special campaign on wetland management to mark the World Wetlands Day that falls on February 2.

In support of the UN International Year of Family Farming, Ramsar’s theme for World Wetlands Day 2014 is Wetlands and agriculture.

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.

This report of the Standing Committee on Water Resources deals with the action taken by the Government on the recommendations / observations contained in their Sixteenth Report (15th Lok Sabha) on 'Repair, Renovation and Restoration of Water Bodies' which was presented to Lok Sabha on 27 November 2012.

Conservation of the lakes can significantly enhance the much wanted and rapidly declining underground water availability in and around the growing city of Coimbatore. This was one of the major ecological functions of the lakes possibly conceived by the far-sighted Tamil kings in the past.

Important wetlands identified under protected area and wetland conservation programme referred to in reply of the Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 1861 regarding Protection of Migratory Birds.

State-Wise Releases under Centrally Sponsored Schemes for Protection of Environment referred to in the reply to Parts (a) & (b) of Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No.29 regarding “Protection of Environment” by Shri Premchand (Guddu) due for answer on 05.08.2013.

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