Chilika

Support UNESCO to develop Chilika as World Heritage site: Dharmendra Pradhan

UNESCO has also proposed to set up a world class conservation centre with climate change observatory and state-of-art data and monitoring facilities.

Jun 20, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
World Wetlands Day: Govt mulls greater role for state govts in managing wetlands

World Wetlands Day: Govt mulls greater role for state govts in managing wetlands

World Wetlands Day marks the adopting of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar on 2 February in 1971.  

Feb 02, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

Special drive to remove illegal prawn gheries from Chilika

The 1200 sq km Chilika lake is spread over the three districts of Ganjam, Puri and Khurda. Mafias constructed the gheries inside the vast lake illegally for prawn culture, as prawn business is very lucrative.

Dec 10, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Three dead shovellers recovered in Odisha

Berhampur: Carcasses of three migratory shovelers have been recovered from two persons by wildlife personnel from Bhusandapur area in Chilika, a forest official said today.

Dec 26, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

Fewer birds taking shelter in Chilika this summer

Number of birds found taking shelter in Chilika, the biggest waterfowl habitat in the country, has come down during this summer as compared to that in 2012.

May 26, 2013, 12:20 PM IST

Winged guests throng Chilika

Wildlife officials have spotted a number of migratory birds in Nalabana Island, the bird sanctuary inside the 1,100sq km lake.

Oct 23, 2011, 12:36 PM IST

National Geographic to film Chilika`s ecosystem restoration

The Chilika lake is among the world`s five outstanding ecosystem restoration and sustainable management.

Sep 04, 2010, 18:45 PM IST

Dolphins face noise pollution in Chilika

The critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in the Chilika Lake may be coming to harm from increasing noise pollution from private tourist boats.

Jun 07, 2010, 11:17 AM IST

Chilika birds prolong winter sojourn

Even though the
mercury is rising, many migratory birds which had come to
spend the winter in Chilika, have prolonged their stay and
are yet to start their homeward journey.

Mar 07, 2010, 14:26 PM IST

Migratory birds at Chilika increase, rare species sighted

Chilika, the biggest
waterfowl habitat in the country, has seen an increase in the
number of winged visitors this winter and rare White Tailed
Sea Eagle, a migratory bird, was sighted almost after a
decade.

Jan 14, 2010, 20:16 PM IST