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Spread across 4.44 sq km area in Dehradun district on the banks of Yamuna river, Asan receives about 40 migratory species, including Rudy Shelduck, Common coot, Gadwall, Kingfisher, Indian cormorant, Baer’s pochard, Northern pintail, Bar-headed goose, among others. (Credit: Ministry of environment and forests)

Asan Conservation Reserve becomes Uttarakhand’s first Ramsar site

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 11:11 PM IST
Asan Conservation Reserve is home to many rare and endangered species like the Ruddy Shelduck, Red Crested Pochard, among others.
There are nine criteria for being accepted as a Ramsar site, including that the site should support vulnerable, endangered, or critically endangered species or threatened ecological communities.(HT Photo)
There are nine criteria for being accepted as a Ramsar site, including that the site should support vulnerable, endangered, or critically endangered species or threatened ecological communities.(HT Photo)

India backs Dhanauri for international wetland tag

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 04:35 AM IST
On May 29, the environment ministry’s national river conservation directorate wrote to the principal secretary of the Uttar Pradesh forest department, asking them to propose Dhanauri for Ramsar site tag.
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