Degradation of wetlands reduces resilience against water-related hazards such as floods, droughts and storm surges.

Jinja — The Commission of Inquiry intoLand Matters has ordered the detention of the Assistant Town Clerk of Kimaka-Mpumudde Division in Jinja Municipality for allegedly withholding information rega

The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) on Tuesday, signed a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) for enhan

Kampala — The next time you buy fish from the market it might contain harmful traces of mercury, the environmental watchdog, National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has warned in a new rep

HARARE, June 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Unspooling the rope tied to a metal bucket, Shylet Nhari listens to the repeated clangs of the tin striking the walls of the well as her bucket makes

The state Cabinet on Thursday gave its approval for filing an affidavit before the Supreme Court, seeking that 4.98 lakh hectares be dropped from the deemed forest classification.

The National Green Tribunal today issued notices to the Centre and the Haryana government asking why the work on a waste treatment plant, being built in the catchment area of Basai wetland in Gurug

Mbarara — Climate Action Network Uganda (CAN U), a non-governmental organisation engaged in environment conservation advocacy on Monday petitioned government to address issues of climate change.

The National Green Tribunal has slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over its delay in reporting on encroachments of water bodies, including ponds and wetlands, in Ghaziabad and other parts of the

Wetlands seem to be more vulnerable to invasions compared to terrestrial ecosystems. The alien invasive weed, Ludwigia peruviana, invading the wetlands of the Dhansiri catchment and eastern part of Kopili in Assam has threatened the resident biodiversity and has also posed possibilities of spreading to other wetlands of North East India. The present study was conducted to measure the impact of the weed on the biodiversity of this region, to find out the causes for increasing invasiveness and to suggest a suitable management strategy.

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