Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 19:52
A new species has been added to the global list of invertebrates after an unexpected discovery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 09:46
Ecological degradation of Deepor Beel, a freshwater lake of international importance on the outskirts of Guwahati, has turned out to be a major electoral issue for hundreds of fishermen and farmers dependent on the wetland.
Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 13:08
An environment group in Mirik in Darjeeling hills has launched a campaign to demand the tourist town`s famous Mirik Lake that has shrunk in size, be included in a central government project for conservation of water sources.
Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 18:17
There has been a decline in the number of migratory birds arriving in India due to habitat loss and wetland pollution, the government today informed Lok Sabha.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 13:03
Heralding the arrival of winter, migratory birds have started arriving in the wetlands of the Kashmir valley from Siberia, eastern Europe, China and the Philippines
Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 11:31
Maharashtra will identify and categorise its more than 200 large or small wetlands and make a bid for UN recognition in order to get more funds for their conservation.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 04, 2012, 23:16
Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Saturday ordered a halt to the work on a housing project of a private builder on a wetland, home to migratory birds, in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 20:40
Tamil Nadu government today announced the wetland near Suchindram Theroor in the district as a Bird Protection Zone.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 12:08
China will step up wetland protection and restoration efforts this year, having already restored 23,000 hectares of wetlands in 2011, the country`s State Forestry Administration (SFA) has revealed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 19:47
64 Lesser Flamingos smallest among Flamingos -- have been found killed, allegedly by poachers,
Last Updated: Thursday, October 27, 2011, 13:41
Winged guests migrating to Manipur as well as countless fishes who swim across from bordering Burma for breeding now have to look elsewhere.
Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2011, 11:00
The Assam Rifles` plan to occupy a piece of land in a wetland, has run into protests by local people who said their
source of livelihood would be jeopardised.
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