Natural wetlands are in long-term decline around the world says this global report on the state of wetlands. Between 1970 and 2015, inland and marine/coastal wetlands both declined by approximately 35%, where data are available, three times the rate of forest loss.

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has informed the National Green Tribunal that it has issued a notification for identification and protection of wetlands which prohibit encroachments

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. S. Ravi Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 04/09/2018 regarding restraining construction activities at Kaikondrahalli Vilalge, BBMP Ward No. 150 (Bellandur Ward), Mahadevpura Zone, Bengaluru. The grievance of the applicant is that the project called ‘SJR Watermark Project’ on the bank of Kaikondrahalli Lake in Bengaluru was within less than 10 meters from the edge of the lake as against the requirement of distance of 30 meters which is a buffer/no development/no construction Zone.


The East African wetlands are in great danger due to human activities including human settlement.

KAMPALA - Residents of Makindye in Kampala who have encroached on Kyetinda Wetland in recent years have been left on tenterhooks.

South End Mall on Langata Road has become the latest casualty of the ongoing campaign by the national environment watchdog to reclaim grabbed wetlands in the capital Nairobi.

South End Mall on Langata Road has become the latest casualty of the ongoing campaign by the national environment watchdog to reclaim grabbed wetlands in the capital Nairobi.

Dr T V Ramachandra, lead scientist at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), who had warned the government in 2015 of the dangers of supplying poorly treated water, to Kolar insists that it is pol

Today, there are an estimated 370 million indigenous peoples across the world. Although they represent a relatively small portion of the global population, they account for the largest portion of linguistic and cultural diversity on Earth.

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