A new Green Infrastructure (GI) guide, launched at World Water Week, is set to raise much needed awareness of the benefits of GI solutions for water resources management, says the UNEP.

A few wetlands in the country have reportedly been impacted due to various developmental activities and urbanisation, said Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in a written reply in Rajya Sabha o

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on steps taken to restore the wetlands, 31/07/2014

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM : Individual political parties in the UDF will present views on going in for amendments to the Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land and Wet Land Act, 2008,in the form of separate re

With the UDF subcommittee meeting this week expected to frame recommendations for the amendment to the Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act, the greens have already raised their apprehensions

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.

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