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.

PANJIM: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Goa to comply with the rules on wetland conservation and management while prohibiting various activities including reclamation of wetlands.

Dozens of water buffalo in Iraq's southeastern wetlands have died because of low water levels in the marshes, threatening the livelihoods of a community of marsh dwellers that has made the area its

The natural conservation of coastal lagoons is important not only for their ecological importance, but also because of the valuable ecosystem services they provide for human welfare and wellbeing. Coastal lagoons are shallow semi-enclosed systems that support important habitats such as wetlands, mangroves, salt-marshes and seagrass meadows, as well as a rich biodiversity.

NAVI MUMBAI: The city-based environmentalists have decided to try and make a complete inventory of the wetland sites so as to safeguard them by getting them notified by the government.

GREATER NODAI: In a situation never seen before, Surajpur Wetland, a perennial wetland on the outskirts of Greater Noida, which is fed by rainfall, Hawaliya drain or Tilapta Canal, has gone entirel

Conservationists have called for a review of the National Policy for the Conservation and Management of Wetland Resources 1995 and the draft Wetlands Bill 2009 if Uganda's wetlands are to be safegu

New Town: A crucial environment impact assessment has been commissioned for a road and a flyover that are to be built through the East Calcutta Wetlands, a 12,500-hectare span of water bodies regar

Salt producers in the Greater Accra Region are up in arms against encroachers they accuse of destroying wetlands and making salt production difficult.

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