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Friday, Sep 25, 2020

Sambhar lake

Sep 09, 2020 10:20
The NGT said in its order that the problem noted of management of waste and sewage, removal of encroachment and disposal of sodium sulphate waste/sludge generated from salt refining units still remain to be fully tackled . read more
Jan 24, 2020 01:44
The wetland was in the news in November last year after more than 20,000 birds died due to botulism, a neuromuscular illness caused by bacteria, to the concern of environmentalists and ornithologists. read more
Dec 16, 2019 05:37
The study says 44 species of threatened birds won’t be well protected in 2050 if business as usual continues. It suggests China prepare for a climate-altered scenario by declaring water bodies as Ramsar sites, including those that are dynamic. read more
Dec 08, 2019 19:23
Sambhar Lake’s polluted ecosystem is believed to be responsible for the country’s largest death toll in the last 30-40 years of waterfowls, who are believed to have fed on maggot-infested carcasses leading to deadly neuromuscular disease, botulism. read more
Nov 26, 2019 00:52
The NGT bench ordered that the National Wetland Authority, State Wetland Authority, Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board and Jaipur district magistrate to file a joint factual and action taken report before the next date of hearing on January 22,... read more
Nov 25, 2019 07:46
Scientists lay to rest speculations that disease that claimed around 20,000 birds in lake could be dangerous to humans. read more
Nov 20, 2019 00:01
Sambhar lake is among the eight worst-rated wetlands in the country when it comes to ecosystem management , according to a draft report prepared by the environment ministry in consultation with several independent experts. read more
Nov 17, 2019 23:39
The health card found that Sambhar, India’s biggest inland salt-water lake spanning 24,000 hectares, had have high levels of salinity. The death toll of migratory birds reached 15,665 on Sunday. read more
Nov 11, 2019 23:39
Jaipur district veterinary doctor, Ashok Kumar, said prima facie it seems to be a case of water contamination but clarity will come only when the viscera investigation reports come. The viscera have been sent to a laboratory in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh... read more